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STUDIES IN MEDIEVAL LEGAL THOUGHT: PUBLIC LAW AND THE STATE

Post, Gaines


Item #: 61920

Pages: xv, 633 pp.
Published: Princeton; Princeton University Press; 1964. Reprinted in 2006.

Subjects: LEGAL HISTORY, PUBLIC LAW & POLICY, ROMAN LAW

This collection of 11 distinguished essays explores thelegal thought that grew out of the revival of Roman law andits subsequent contribution to the development of public lawand early modern theories of the state. "This very fine bookdeserves to be judged as something more than a merecollection of scattered essays. There is an impressive unityof thought and argument running through all the variousstudies, and together they form a coherent and extremelyvaluble contribution to a recent movement of thought thathas been reshaping our understanding of the principles onwhich medieval government was based.": Brian Tierney,Harvard Law Review 78 (1964-1965):1502.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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