Catalog

POLITICAL THEORIES OF THE MIDDLE AGES

Gierke, Otto; Maitland, Frederick William


Item #: 11159

Pages: lxxx,197p.
Published: Union; Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.; 2002.

Subjects: COMPARATIVE LAW, POLITICAL SCIENCE

Gierke's masterful analysis of the medieval doctrine bysovereignty or government is enhanced by Maitland's deftintroductory essay on the nature of the state of entity inGermany and England. That Maitland held Gierke and his workin high esteem is apparent in the fact of this translationand in the esteem he proclaims in the Introduction: "Theoutlines are large, the strokes are firm, and medievalappears as an introduction to modern thought."...Marke, A Catalogue of the Law Collection at New YorkUniversity (1953) 431, 938.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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