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SHAKESPEARE AND HIS LEGAL PROBLEMS

Keeton, George Williams


Item #: 68583

Pages: x,239 pp.
Published: OE; A. & C. Black, Ltd.; Reprinted in 2009.

Subjects: LEGAL HISTORY

Reprint of the sole edition. Hardcover with dust jacket.Keeton addresses general topics, such as the development ofthe common law (as demonstrated by Shylock) and the law ofdebt, and specific examples, such as the trial of Hermioneand Henry V's claim to the French throne. "This is a bookfor which there has been a real need for many years, andlawyers as well as laymen are greatly indebted to Mr. Keetonfor this admirable treatment of his subject (...) With allhis learning Mr. Keeton never makes his erudition oppressiveand with all the mastery with which the subject is handled,he treats everything lightly and easily, so that the readeris hardly conscious of the wealth which he receives": PaulL. Sayre, Iowa Law Review 17 (1931-1932) 146-7.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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