Law: Land Law

  • Inheritance Law and Political Theology in Shakespeare and Milton: Election and Grace as Constitutional in Early Modern Literature and Beyond book cover

    Inheritance Law and Political Theology in Shakespeare and Milton

    Election and Grace as Constitutional in Early Modern Literature and Beyond, 1st Edition

    By Joseph S. Jenkins

    Reading God's will and a man's Last Will as ideas that reinforce one another, this study shows the relevance of England's early modern crisis, regarding faith in the will of God, to current debates by legal academics on the theory of property and its succession. The increasing power of the dead…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Governing through Crime in South Africa: The Politics of Race and Class in Neoliberalizing Regimes book cover

    Governing through Crime in South Africa

    The Politics of Race and Class in Neoliberalizing Regimes, 1st Edition

    By Gail Super

    This book deals with the historic transition to democracy in South Africa and its impact upon crime and punishment. It examines how the problem of crime has emerged as a major issue to be governed in post-apartheid South Africa. Having undergone a dramatic transition from authoritarianism to…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Real Estate Law: Fundamentals for The Development Process book cover

    Real Estate Law

    Fundamentals for The Development Process, 1st Edition

    By Peter E. Smirniotopoulos

    Unlike existing textbooks written for law students on specific subjects impacting real estate transactions, Real Estate Law: Fundamentals for The Development Process uses "The Development Process" as a framework for understanding how the U.S. legal system regulates, facilitates, and generally…

    Hardback – 2016-11-14
    Routledge

  • Deception and Detection in Eighteenth-Century Britain book cover

    Deception and Detection in Eighteenth-Century Britain

    1st Edition

    By Jack Lynch

    In the first extended treatment of the debates surrounding public deception in eighteenth-century Britain, Jack Lynch contends that forgery, fakery, and fraud make explicit the usually unspoken grounds on which Britons made sense of their world. Confrontations with inauthenticity, in other words,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Democracy in Iraq: History, Politics, Discourse book cover

    Democracy in Iraq

    History, Politics, Discourse, 1st Edition

    By Benjamin Isakhan

    This book proposes a significant reassessment of the history of Iraq, documenting democratic experiences from ancient Mesopotamia through to the US occupation. Such an analysis takes to task claims that the 'West' has a uniquely democratic history and a responsibility to spread democracy across the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Pragmatism and Law: From Philosophy to Dispute Resolution book cover

    Pragmatism and Law

    From Philosophy to Dispute Resolution, 1st Edition

    By Michal Alberstein

    Pragmatism and Law provides a textual reading of the American legal discourse, as it unfolds through various genres of pragmatism, which evolve and transform during the twentieth century. The historical narrative, which the book weaves, traces the transformation of the pragmatic idea from the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Power

  • Law, Sensibility and the Sublime in Eighteenth-Century Women's Fiction: Speaking of Dread book cover

    Law, Sensibility and the Sublime in Eighteenth-Century Women's Fiction

    Speaking of Dread, 1st Edition

    By Sue Chaplin

    This work offers, firstly, a fresh historical, philosophical and cultural interpretation of the relation between the eighteenth-century discourse of sensibility, the sublime, and the theory and practice of eighteenth-century law. Secondly, the work exposes and explores the influence of this…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Law, Literature, and the Transmission of Culture in England, 1837–1925 book cover

    Law, Literature, and the Transmission of Culture in England, 1837–1925

    1st Edition

    By Cathrine O. Frank

    Focusing on the last will and testament as a legal, literary, and cultural document, Cathrine O. Frank examines fiction of the Victorian and Edwardian eras alongside actual wills, legal manuals relating to their creation, case law regarding their administration, and contemporary accounts of curious…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • The Bawdy Politic in Stuart England, 1660–1714: Political Pornography and Prostitution book cover

    The Bawdy Politic in Stuart England, 1660–1714

    Political Pornography and Prostitution, 1st Edition

    By Melissa M. Mowry

    With this original study, Melissa Mowry makes a strong contribution to a provocative interdisciplinary conversation about an important and influential sub genre: seventeenth-century political pornography. This book further advances our understanding of pornography's importance in…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

  • Comparative Legal Linguistics: Language of Law, Latin and Modern Lingua Francas book cover

    Comparative Legal Linguistics

    Language of Law, Latin and Modern Lingua Francas, 2nd Edition

    By Heikki E.S. Mattila

    This book examines legal language as a language for special purposes, evaluating the functions and characteristics of legal language and the terminology of law. Using examples drawn from major and lesser legal languages, it examines the major legal languages themselves, beginning with Latin through…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • The Culture of Equity in Early Modern England book cover

    The Culture of Equity in Early Modern England

    1st Edition

    By Mark Fortier

    Elizabeth and James, Sidney, Spenser, and Shakespeare, Bacon and Ellesmere, Perkins and Laud, Milton and Hobbes-this begins a list of early modern luminaries who write on 'equity'. In this study Mark Fortier addresses the concept of equity from early in the sixteenth century until 1660, drawing on…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Narratives of Women and Murder in England, 1680–1760: Deadly Plots book cover

    Narratives of Women and Murder in England, 1680–1760

    Deadly Plots, 1st Edition

    By Kirsten T. Saxton

    Arguing that the female criminal subject was central to the rise of the British novel, Kirsten T. Saxton provides fresh and convincing insights into the deeply complex ways in which categories of criminality, gender, and fiction intersected in the long eighteenth century. She offers the figure of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

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