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  • Law and Society in Later Medieval England and Ireland

    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 – 2017-05-28 
    Routledge

  • Violence and Community

    Law, Space and Identity in the Ancient Eastern Mediterranean World

    Edited by Ioannis K. Xydopoulos, Kostas Vlassopoulos, Eleni Tounta

    Violence and community were intimately linked in the ancient world. While various aspects of violence have been long studied on their own (warfare, revolution, murder, theft, piracy), there has been little effort so far to study violence as a unified field and explore its role in community…

    Hardback – 2017-05-02 
    Routledge

  • Building Regulations and Urban Form 1100-1900

    By Terry R. Slater, Sandra M.G. Pinto

    Contributing to our understanding of medieval and early-modern urban form, this collection of essays focuses on an important yet relatively unexplored historical subject: building regulations. Unlike contemporary planning laws and building codes, building regulations in pre-industrial times did not…

    Hardback – 2017-04-28 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Research Companion to Law and Humanities in Nineteenth-Century America

    By Nan Goodman, Simon Stern

    Nineteenth-century America witnessed some of the most important and fruitful areas of intersection between the law and humanities, as people began to realize that the law, formerly confined to courts and lawyers, might also find expression in a variety of ostensibly non-legal areas such as painting…

    Hardback – 2017-04-07 
    Routledge

  • Music and Copyright: The Case of Delius and His Publishers

    By Robert Montgomery, Robert Threlfall

    Delius was born in 1862, twenty-four years before the signing in 1886 of the Berne Convention, the international convention for the protection of literary and artistic works of which Great Britain was a founder member. During Delius's lifetime came the birth of the record industry, the development…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28
    Routledge

  • The Limits of Bodily Integrity

    Abortion, Adultery, and Rape Legislation in Comparative Perspective

    By Ruth A. Miller

    This volume argues that legislation on abortion, adultery, and rape has been central to the formation of the modern citizen. The author draws on rights literature, bio-political scholarship, and a gender-studies perspective as a foundation for rethinking the sovereign relationship. In approaching…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28
    Routledge

  • Readers, Texts and Compilers in the Earlier Middle Ages

    Studies in Medieval Canon Law in Honour of Linda Fowler-Magerl

    By Martin Brett

    Edited by Kathleen G. Cushing

    Reflecting the focus but also range of their honorand's work in medieval canon law in the era before Gratian, the essays in this volume explore the creation and transmission of canonical texts and the motives of their compilers but also address the issues of how the law was interpreted and used by…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28
    Routledge
    Church, Faith and Culture in the Medieval West

  • Legal Lexicography

    A Comparative Perspective

    By Máirtín Mac Aodha

    Legal lexicography or jurilexicography is the most neglected aspect of the discipline of jurilinguistics, despite its great relevance for translators, academics and comparative lawyers. This volume seeks to bridge this gap in legal literature by bringing together contributions from ten…

    Paperback – 2017-01-11
    Routledge
    Law, Language and Communication

  • A Study of Mixed Legal Systems: Endangered, Entrenched or Blended

    By Sue Farran, Esin Örücü

    A Study of Mixed Legal Systems: Endangered, Entrenched, or Blended takes the reader on a fascinating voyage of discovery. It includes case studies of a number of systems from across the globe: Cyprus, Guyana, Jersey, Mauritius, Philippines, Quebec, St Lucia, Scotland, and Seychelles. Each combines…

    Paperback – 2017-01-09
    Routledge
    Juris Diversitas

  • Women in Law and Lawmaking in Nineteenth and Twentieth-Century Europe

    Edited by Eva Schandevyl

    Exploring the relationship between gender and law in Europe from the nineteenth century to present, this collection examines the recent feminisation of justice, its historical beginnings and the impact of gendered constructions on jurisprudence. It looks at what influenced the breakthrough of women…

    Paperback – 2017-01-06
    Routledge

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

    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 – 2016-12-20
    Routledge
    The Early Modern Englishwoman, 1500-1750: Contemporary Editions

  • Adam Smith and Law

    Edited by Robin Paul Malloy

    The essays selected for this volume highlight the contributions of Adam Smith to our understanding of law and jurisprudence. The collection provides a detailed and overarching analysis of Smith’s work related to law and shows how Smith connected jurisprudence to moral philosophy and to economics.…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20
    Routledge
    Philosophers and Law

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