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HISTORY OF THE ROMAN OR CIVIL LAW SHEWING ITS ORIGIN AND PROGRESS; HOW AND WHEN THE SEVERAL PARTS OF IT WERE FIRST COMPILED; WITH SOME ACCOUNT OF THE...

Ferriere, Claude Joseph de; Duck, Sir Arthur; Beaver, John


Item #: 5902
Published: London; Printed for D. Browne; 1724. Reprinted in 2004.

Subjects: ROMAN LAW

Through the influence of Doctors' Commons and theuniversities the civilians played an important role in thedevelopment of English law, especially in the fields ofcommercial, estate and admiralty law. Despite its value,study of the civil law had entered a moribund phase by the18th century. Several student handbooks attempted tocorrect this deficiency, and Beaver's translation ofFerriere's treatise is among the best. Accompanied by Duck'slearned essay that connects the civil law to the common law,the work is among the first in English to establish theconfluence of these legal traditions. Also included isBeaver's translation of The History of the Origine of theFrench Laws, Translated from the French by J.B., Esq,Shewing the... Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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