ORIGIN AND EARLY HISTORY OF INSURANCE INCLUDING THE CONTRACT OF BOTTOMRY
Item #: 66513
Pages: xiv, 330 pp.
Published: OE; P.S. King and Son; Reprinted in 2009.
Subjects: CONTRACTS, INSURANCE, LEGAL HISTORY
A title in the series Studies in Economics and PoliticalScience. This richly detailed history examines the "originand development of the contract of Bottomry and Respondentiadown to the 11th Century A.D., (ii) the traces of methods ofinsurance other than life known to the Ancients, (iii) thequestion whether life assurance was known and practised bythe Romans or their predecessors, (iv) the history of thedevelopment of medieval insurance in the Low Countries fromthe family group system and of modern insurance therefrom"(1)." Originally submitted as a thesis to the University ofLondon by the late Dr. C.F. Trenerry, whose intention it wasto recast it for publication. Edited by Ethel L. Gover andAgnes S. Paul. cf. Forward. "Bibliography of some of theauthorities consulted": p.313-330. Reprinted by The LawbookExchange, Ltd. Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.
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