History: Legal History

  • Donations, Inheritance and Property in the Nordic and Western World from Late Antiquity until Today book cover

    Donations, Inheritance and Property in the Nordic and Western World from Late Antiquity until Today

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ole-Albert Rønning, Helle Møller Sigh, Helle Vogt

    Donations, Inheritance and Property in the Nordic and Western World from Late Antiquity until Today presents an examination of Nordic donation and gift-giving practices in the Nordic and Western world, beginning in late Antiquity and extending through to the present day. Through chapters…

    Hardback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • Holocaust and Genocide Denial: A Contextual Perspective book cover

    Holocaust and Genocide Denial

    A Contextual Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Behrens, Olaf Jensen, Nicholas Terry

    This book provides a detailed analysis of one of the most prominent and widespread international phenomena to which criminal justice systems has been applied: the expression of revisionist views relating to mass atrocities and the outright denial of their existence. Denial poses challenges to more…

    Hardback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge

  • Islamic Law and Society in Iran: A Social History of Qajar Tehran book cover

    Islamic Law and Society in Iran

    A Social History of Qajar Tehran, 1st Edition

    By Nobuaki Kondo

    The relationship between Islamic law and society is an important issue in Iran under the Islamic Republic. Although Islamic law was a pivotal element in the traditional Iranian society, no comprehensive research has been made until today. This is because modern reformers emphasized the lack of rule…

    Hardback – 2017-04-06
    Routledge
    Royal Asiatic Society Books

  • Attic Oratory and Performance book cover

    Attic Oratory and Performance

    1st Edition

    By Andreas Serafim

    In a society where public speech was integral to the decision-making process, and where all affairs pertaining to the community were the subject of democratic debate, the communication between the speaker and his audience in the public forum, whether the law-court or the Assembly, cannot be…

    Hardback – 2017-01-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Latin America and the International Court of Justice: Contributions to International Law book cover

    Latin America and the International Court of Justice

    Contributions to International Law, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paula Wojcikiewicz Almeida, Jean-Marc Sorel

    This book aims to evaluate the contribution of Latin America to the development of international law at the International Court of Justice (ICJ). This contemporary approach to international adjudication includes the historical contribution of the region to the development of international law…

    Hardback – 2016-11-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Masculinity and the Trials of Modern Fiction book cover

    Masculinity and the Trials of Modern Fiction

    1st Edition

    By Marco Wan

    How do lawyers, judges and jurors read novels? And what is at stake when literature and law confront each other in the courtroom? Nineteenth-century England and France are remembered for their active legal prosecution of literature, and this book examines the ways in which five novels were…

    Hardback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Discourses of Law

  • Discursive Framings of Human Rights: Negotiating Agency and Victimhood book cover

    Discursive Framings of Human Rights

    Negotiating Agency and Victimhood, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karen-Margrethe Simonsen, Jonas Ross Kjaergard

    What does it mean to be a subject of human rights? The status of the subject is closely connected with the form and rhetoric of the framing discourse, and this book investigates the relationship between the status of the subject and the form of human rights discourse, in differing aesthetic and…

    Hardback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge

  • New Perspectives on European Women's Legal History book cover

    New Perspectives on European Women's Legal History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sara L. Kimble, Marion Röwekamp

    This book integrates women’s history and legal studies within the broader context of modern European history in the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Sixteen contributions from fourteen countries explore the ways in which the law contributes to the social construction of gender. They analyze…

    Hardback – 2016-07-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and History

  • The Literary and Legal Genealogy of Native American Dispossession: The Marshall Trilogy Cases book cover

    The Literary and Legal Genealogy of Native American Dispossession

    The Marshall Trilogy Cases, 1st Edition

    By George D Pappas

    The Literary and Legal Genealogy of Native American Dispossession offers a unique interpretation of how literary and public discourses influenced three U.S. Supreme Court Rulings written by Chief Justice John Marshall with respect to Native Americans. These cases, Johnson v. M’Intosh (1823),…

    Hardback – 2016-07-21
    Routledge
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

  • A Genealogy of Public Security: The Theory and History of Modern Police Powers book cover

    A Genealogy of Public Security

    The Theory and History of Modern Police Powers, 1st Edition

    By Giuseppe Campesi

    There are many histories of the police as a law-enforcement institution, but no genealogy of the police as a form of power. This book provides a genealogy of modern police by tracing the evolution of "police science" and of police institutions in Europe, from the ancien régime to the early 19th…

    Hardback – 2016-06-01
    Routledge

  • Spacing Law and Politics: The Constitution and Representation of the Juridical book cover

    Spacing Law and Politics

    The Constitution and Representation of the Juridical, 1st Edition

    By Leif Dahlberg

    Examining the inherent spatiality of law, both theoretically and as social practice, this book presents a genealogical account of the emergence and the development of the juridical. In an analysis that stretches from ancient Greece, through late antiquity and early modern and modern Europe, and on…

    Hardback – 2016-05-03
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Constitution-making in Asia: Decolonisation and State-Building in the Aftermath of the British Empire book cover

    Constitution-making in Asia

    Decolonisation and State-Building in the Aftermath of the British Empire, 1st Edition

    Edited by H. Kumarasingham

    Britain’s main imperial possessions in Asia were granted independence in the 1940s and 1950s and needed to craft constitutions for their new states. Invariably the indigenous elites drew upon British constitutional ideas and institutions regardless of the political conditions that prevailed in…

    Hardback – 2016-03-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

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