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ORIGIN AND HISTORY OF HEBREW LAW.

Smith, J.M. Powis


Item #: 10742

Pages: ix, 285p.
Published: Union; Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.; 2005.

Subjects: COMPARATIVE LAW, ISRAELI LAW, JURISPRUDENCE

Smith traces the history of Hebrew law from its beginningthe Decalogue to its close in the Priestly Code, considersits relation to contemporary social history and compares itto the Hittite, Assyrian and Babylonian codes. Theextensive appendices contains complete translations of theCode of Hammurabi and the Assyrian and Hittite codes.Recommended by Roscoe Pound in the Outlines of Lectures onJurisprudence (5th ed.) 233.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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