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CODE NAPOLEON; OR, THE FRENCH CIVIL CODE LITERALLY TRANSLATED FROM THE ORIGINAL AND OFFICIAL EDITION, PUBLISHED AT PARIS, IN 1804, BY A BARRISTER OF THE INNER TEMPLE.

Spence, George


Item #: 2142

Pages: 627p.
Published: Union; Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.; 2004.

Subjects: CIVIL PROCEDURE, FRENCH LAW

Reprint of the second English edition. A comprehensive reformation and codification of the French civil laws, the Code Napoleon was renamed the Civil Code after the Bourbon restoration, and is still in force. It has served as the model for the legal codes of more than twenty nations throughout the world. The French Revolution overturned many of the hundreds of codes of law that had prevailed from ancient times, and added more than 14,000 pieces of legislation. According to the Dictionary of National Biography, this work was translated by George Spence, an English jurist and Barrister of the Inner Temple. Dictionary of National Biography XVIII:743. Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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