Evolution of Western Private Law

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Evolution of Western Private Law

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Description

Explores why legal systems continue to evolve in the Western world and the factors that promote change.

Table of Contents

Legislation
Jurists
Judges
Legislation and Jurists: French Delit
Jurists, Judges, Custom, Legislation: Water Rights
Legal Transplants 1: The Cause of the Reception of Roman Law
Legal Transplants 2: Other Receptions
The Case of English Common Law
Humanism, the Law of Reason, Codification

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ISBN

0801864844

Publication Date

2001

Publisher

Johns Hopkins University Press

City

Baltimore, MD

Disciplines

Civil Law | Common Law | Legal History

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Publisher's Citation

Watson, Alan, and Alan Watson. 2001. The evolution of Western private law. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Excerpt reprinted with permission of John Hopkins University Press.

Evolution of Western Private Law

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