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A Short History of Western Legal Theory

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466pp, Paperback, Book condition;Good.
This unique publication outlines the development of legal theory from pre-Roman times to the twentieth century. It aims to relate the evolution of legal theory to parallel developments in political history, and accordingly offers the reader an account of relevant contemporaneous political, religious, and economic events. Each chapter commences with a general historical background for the relevant period, and discusses how political events and political and legal theory are both related to one another and occasionally influence one another. No other English publication aims to anchor legal theory to contemporary general history in this way, shunning the more conventional approach to legal theory via the study of 'traditions' or 'schools', and it is hoped that this study will provide a much-needed basic text for students of jurisprudence, legal theory and politics.

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Author(s):
J. M. Kelly
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0198762437
ISBN-13:
9780198762430
Number of pages:
466
Publisher:
Clarendon Press
Title:
A Short History of Western Legal Theory

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466pp, Paperback, Book condition;Good.
This unique publication outlines the development of legal theory from pre-Roman times to the twentieth century. It aims to relate the evolution of legal theory to parallel developments in political history, and accordingly offers the reader an account of relevant contemporaneous political, religious, and economic events. Each chapter commences with a general historical background for the relevant period, and discusses how political events and political and legal theory are both related to one another and occasionally influence one another. No other English publication aims to anchor legal theory to contemporary general history in this way, shunning the more conventional approach to legal theory via the study of 'traditions' or 'schools', and it is hoped that this study will provide a much-needed basic text for students of jurisprudence, legal theory and politics.

Author(s):
J. M. Kelly
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0198762437
ISBN-13:
9780198762430
Number of pages:
466
Publisher:
Clarendon Press
Title:
A Short History of Western Legal Theory

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