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  • Studies on Greek Law, Oratory and Comedy

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

    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 – 2017-09-06 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Colonial Policing and the Transnational Legacy

    The Global Dynamics of Policing Across the Lusophone Community

    Edited by Conor O'Reilly

    This compilation represents the first study to examine the historical evolution and shifting global dynamics of policing across the Lusophone community. With contributions from a multi-disciplinary range of experts, it traces the role of policing within and across settings that are connected by the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-24 
    Routledge

  • Injustice, Memory and Faith in Human Rights

    Edited by Kalliopi Chainoglou, Barry Collins, Michael Philipps, John Strawson

    This multi-disciplinary collection interrogates the role of human rights in addressing past injustices. The volume draws on legal scholars, political scientists, anthropologists and political philosophers grappling with the weight of the memory of historical injustices arising from conflicts in…

    Hardback – 2017-07-12 
    Routledge

  • Vagrancy in Law and Practice under the Old Poor Law

    By Audrey Eccles

    In eighteenth-century England, the law surrounding vagrancy was complicated, and practice stood in complex relationship to law. Drawing on extensive archival research and in-depth study of both statute law and local administrative records, this book examines the complexities of vagrancy law and the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Devising, Dying and Dispute

    Probate Litigation in Early Modern England

    By Lloyd Bonfield

    Seventeenth-century England was a country obsessed with property rights. For only those who owned property were considered to have a vested interest in the maintenance of law, order and social harmony. As such, establishing the ownership of 'things' was a constant concern for all people, and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge

  • Democracies and the Shock of War

    The Law as a Battlefield

    By Marc Cogen

    Over the course of the twentieth century, democracies demonstrated an uncanny ability to win wars when their survival was at stake. As this book makes clear, this success cannot be explained merely by superior military equipment or a particular geographical advantage. Instead, it is argued that the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    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 – 2017-05-16
    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 – 2017-05-04
    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 – 2017-03-31
    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 – 2017-03-06
    Routledge
    Church, Faith and Culture in the Medieval West

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