History: Legal History

  • Family Firms and Merchant Capitalism in Early Modern Europe: The Business, Bankruptcy and Resilience of the Höchstetters of Augsburg book cover

    Family Firms and Merchant Capitalism in Early Modern Europe

    The Business, Bankruptcy and Resilience of the Höchstetters of Augsburg, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Max Safley

    This fascinating study follows the fortunes of the Höchstetter family, merchant-manufacturers and financiers of Augsburg, Germany, in the late-fifteenth and early-sixteenth centuries, and sheds light on the economic and social history of failure and resilience in early modern Europe. Carefully…

    Hardback – 2019-11-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • Law and Gender in the Ancient Near East and the Hebrew Bible book cover

    Law and Gender in the Ancient Near East and the Hebrew Bible

    1st Edition

    By Ilan Peled

    This volume examines how gender relations were regulated in ancient Near Eastern and biblical law. The textual corpus examined includes the various pertinent law collections, royal decrees and instructions from Mesopotamia and Hatti, and the three biblical legal collections. Peled explores issues…

    Hardback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge

  • Workers, Unions and Payment in Kind: The Fight for Real Wages in Britain, 1820–1914 book cover

    Workers, Unions and Payment in Kind

    The Fight for Real Wages in Britain, 1820–1914, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Frank

    Despite the dramatic expansion of consumer culture from the beginning of the eighteenth century onwards and the developments in retailing, advertising and credit relationships in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, there were a significant number of working families in Britain who were not…

    Hardback – 2019-11-07
    Routledge
    Perspectives in Economic and Social History

  • The Development of Transnational Policing: Past, Present and Future book cover

    The Development of Transnational Policing

    Past, Present and Future, 1st Edition

    Edited by John L. M. McDaniel, Karlie E. Stonard, David J. Cox

    This book draws together the insights of eminent academics and specialists to present an overview of past and present approaches to transnational policing throughout the Anglophone world. It aims to revitalize the study of transnational policing by showing that past and present…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • The Slave Trade, Abolition and the Long History of International Criminal Law: The Recaptive and the Victim book cover

    The Slave Trade, Abolition and the Long History of International Criminal Law

    The Recaptive and the Victim, 1st Edition

    By Emily Haslam

    Modern international criminal law typically traces its origins to the twentieth-century Nuremberg and Tokyo trials, excluding the slave trade and abolition. Yet, as this book shows, the slave trade and abolition resound in international criminal law in multiple ways. Its central focus lies in…

    Hardback – 2019-10-04
    Routledge

  • The Concept of Race in International Criminal Law book cover

    The Concept of Race in International Criminal Law

    1st Edition

    By Carola Lingaas

    Members of racial groups are protected under international law against genocide, persecution, and apartheid. But what is race – and why was this contentious term not discussed when drafting the Statute of the International Criminal Court? Although the law uses this term, is it legitimate to talk…

    Hardback – 2019-10-02
    Routledge
    International and Comparative Criminal Justice

  • The Death Penalty in Late-Medieval Catalonia: Evidence and Significations book cover

    The Death Penalty in Late-Medieval Catalonia

    Evidence and Significations, 1st Edition

    By Flocel Sabaté

    The death penalty was unusual in medieval Europe until the twelfth century. From that moment on, it became a key instrument of rule in European society, and we can study it in the case of Catalonia through its rich and varied unpublished documentation. The death penalty was justified by Roman Law;…

    Hardback – 2019-09-25
    Routledge
    Studies in Medieval History and Culture

  • Black Girlhood, Punishment, and Resistance: Reimagining Justice for Black Girls in Virginia book cover

    Black Girlhood, Punishment, and Resistance

    Reimagining Justice for Black Girls in Virginia, 1st Edition

    By Nishaun T. Battle

    Black Girlhood, Punishment, and Resistance: Reimagining Justice for Black Girls in Virginia provides a historical comprehensive examination of racialized, classed, and gendered punishment of Black girls in Virginia during the early twentieth century. It looks at the ways in which the court system…

    Hardback – 2019-08-29
    Routledge
    Intersectional Criminology

  • Forensic Narratives in Athenian Courts book cover

    Forensic Narratives in Athenian Courts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Edwards, Dimos Spatharas

    Forensic Narratives in Athenian Courts breaks new ground by exploring different aspects of forensic storytelling in Athenian legal speeches and the ways in which forensic narratives reflect normative concerns and legal issues. The chapters, written by distinguished experts in Athenian oratory and…

    Hardback – 2019-08-22
    Routledge

  • Terrorism, Criminal Law and Politics: The Decline of the Political Offence Exception to Extradition book cover

    Terrorism, Criminal Law and Politics

    The Decline of the Political Offence Exception to Extradition, 1st Edition

    By Julia Jansson

    Recent atrocities have ensured that terrorism and how to deal with terrorists legally and politically has been the subject of much discussion and debate on the international stage. This book presents a study of changes in the legal treatment of those perpetrating crimes of a political character…

    Hardback – 2019-07-26
    Routledge
    Transnational Criminal Justice

  • Law and Consent: Contesting the Common Sense book cover

    Law and Consent

    Contesting the Common Sense, 1st Edition

    By Karla M. O'Regan

    Consent is used in many different social and legal contexts with the pervasive understanding that it is, and has always been, about autonomy – but has it? Beginning with an overview of consent’s role in law today, this book investigates the doctrine’s inseparable association with personal autonomy…

    Hardback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

  • Race, Law, and Higher Education in the Colorblind Era: Critical Investigations into Race-Related Supreme Court Disputes book cover

    Race, Law, and Higher Education in the Colorblind Era

    Critical Investigations into Race-Related Supreme Court Disputes, 1st Edition

    By Hoang Vu Tran

    This book provides detailed analysis of Supreme Court judgments which have impacted the rights of minorities in relation to higher education, and so illustrates ongoing issues of racial discrimination throughout the American education sector. Race, Law, and Higher Education in the Colorblind Era…

    Hardback – 2019-07-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Higher Education

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