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  • Gratian and the Schools of Law, 1140-1234

    Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Stephan Kuttner

    Edited by edited by Peter Landau

    Collected Studies CS1071 The central figure in this volume is that of Gratian, whose monumental compilation of canon law sparked off the revival of legal studies in the medieval West. In other collections of essays, Stephan Kuttner dealt with the development of canon law in the two centuries that…

    Hardback – 2018-11-19
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Athenian Law and Society

    1st Edition

    By Konstantinos A. Kapparis

    Athenian Law and Society focuses upon the intersection of law and society in classical Athens, in relation to topics like politics, class, ability, masculinity, femininity, gender studies, economics, citizenship, slavery, crime, and violence. The book explores the circumstances and broader context…

    Hardback – 2018-11-07

  • Indigenous Peoples and the State

    International Perspectives on the Treaty of Waitangi, 1st Edition

    By Mark Hickford, Carwyn Jones

    Across the globe, there are numerous examples of treaties, compacts, or other negotiated agreements that mediate relationships between Indigenous peoples and states or settler communities. Perhaps the best known of these, New Zealand’s Treaty of Waitangi is a living, and historically rich,…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

  • Slavery and the Death Penalty

    A Study in Abolition, 1st Edition

    By Bharat Malkani

    It has long been acknowledged that the death penalty in the United States of America has been shaped by the country’s history of slavery and racial violence, but this book considers the lesser-explored relationship between the two practices’ respective abolitionist movements. The book explains how…

    Hardback – 2018-05-23
    Law, Justice and Power

  • The Hardships of the English Laws in Relation to Wives by Sarah Chapone

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Paterson Glover

    Susan Paterson Glover here presents, in modern type, a critical edition of the first printed work by an English woman writer, Sarah Chapone, on the inequity of the common law regime for married women. Glover's extended, original introduction provides an account of Chapone's life; a discussion of…

    Hardback – 2018-02-12
    The Early Modern Englishwoman, 1500-1750: Contemporary Editions

  • Debating – and Creating – Authority

    The Failure of a Constitutional Ideal in Massachusetts Bay, 1629-1649, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Dale

    This title was first published in 2001. In the tight frame of its first twenty years, Massachusetts Bay dramatically altered its constitutional order from a theocracy to an oligarchy, led by magistrates who created their own authority and defined the limits on their almost unlimited power.…

    Hardback – 2017-11-28
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Imperial Republic

    A Structural History of American Constitutionalism from the Colonial Era to the Beginning of the Twentieth Century, 1st Edition

    By James G. Wilson

    This title was first published in 2002. The Imperial Republic addresses the enduring relationship that the American constitution has with the concept of empire. Early activists frequently used the word to describe the nation they wished to create through revolution and later reform. The book…

    Hardback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge Revivals

  • Becoming Delinquent: British and European Youth, 1650–1950

    1st Edition

    By Pamela Cox, Heather Shore

    This title was first published in 2002: Becoming Delinquent: British and European Youth, 1650-1950 provides a critical synthesis of the growing body of work on the history of British and European juvenile delinquency. It is unique in that it analyzes definitions of and responses to, disorderly…

    Hardback – 2017-11-03
    Routledge Revivals

  • Justice, Humanity and the New World Order

    1st Edition

    By Ian Ward

    This book was first published in 2003.Justice, Humanity and the New World Order offers a refreshing analysis of current jurisprudential concerns regarding the new world order, by examining them in the intellectual context of the late eighteenth-century Enlightenment. After setting the historical…

    Hardback – 2017-11-02
    Routledge Revivals

  • Building Regulations and Urban Form, 1200-1900

    1st Edition

    Edited by Terry R. Slater, Sandra M.G. Pinto

    Towns are complicated places. It is therefore not surprising that from the beginnings of urban development, towns and town life have been regulated. Whether the basis of regulation was imposed or agreed, ultimately it was necessary to have a law-based system to ensure that disagreements could be…

    Hardback – 2017-10-16

  • Law and Society in Later Medieval England and Ireland

    Essays in Honour of Paul Brand, 1st Edition

    Edited by Travis R. Baker

    Law mattered in later medieval England and Ireland. A quick glance at the sources suggests as much. From the charter to the will to the court roll, the majority of the documents which have survived from later medieval England and Ireland, and medieval Europe in general, are legal in nature. Yet…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02

  • Studies on Greek Law, Oratory and Comedy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Authored by Douglas M. MacDowell, Ilias Arnaoutoglou, Konstantinos Kapparis, Dimos Spatharas

    Douglas M. MacDowell (1931–2010) was a scholar of international renown and the articles included here cover a significant area of classical scholarship, discussing Athenian law, law-making and legal procedure, Old Comedy, comedy and law, politics and lexicography. All of these articles, published…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02

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