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  • 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 – 2018-01-25 
    Routledge
    The Early Modern Englishwoman, 1500-1750: Contemporary Editions

  • Staging Slander and Gender in Early Modern England

    By Ina Habermann

    This title was first published in 2003. Though the historical evidence of slander and defamation increasingly attracts the attention of early modern cultural historians and literary scholars, much of the current critical debate has failed to take into account the diverse signifying structures in…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Criminal Responsibility of Children and Young Persons

    A Comparison of English and German Law

    By Thomas Crofts

    This title was first published in 2002. Using a comparative and historical analysis of the relevant law and practice in England and Germany, this incisive volume examines the issue of whether there is still a need in modern society for an individual assessment of the criminal responsibility of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Making of a Policeman

    A Social History of a Labour Force in Metropolitan London, 1829–1914

    By Haia Shpayer-Makov

    This title was first published in 2002. The Making of a Policeman traces the process of consolidation of the Metropolitan Police of London from the establishment of the force in 1829 to the First World War. Not only was this the largest force in the country, policing the biggest city in Europe and…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Imperial Republic

    A Structural History of American Constitutionalism from the Colonial Era to the Beginning of the Twentieth Century

    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 – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The History of Law in a Multi-Cultural Society

    Israel 1917-1967

    By Ron Harris, Alexandre Kedar, Assaf Likhovski

    This title was first published in 2002: This path-breaking collection of essays on the history of Israel from a legal perspective brings together the work of many distinguished Israeli legal historians. It focuses primarily on the impact of colonialism, nationalism and socialism on the law of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Building Regulations and Urban Form, 1200-1900

    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
    Routledge

  • Justice, Humanity and the New World Order

    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 – 2017-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Debating – and Creating – Authority

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

    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 – 2017-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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

    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 – 2017-10-10
    Routledge

  • Law and Society in Later Medieval England and Ireland

    Essays in Honour of Paul Brand

    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
    Routledge

  • Studies on Greek Law, Oratory and Comedy

    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
    Routledge

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