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MODERN CUSTOMS AND ANCIENT LAWS OF RUSSIA: BEING THE ILCHESTER LECTURES FOR 1889-90.

Kovalevsky, Maxime


Item #: 9684

Pages: vii,260p.
Published: Union; Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.; 2000.

Subjects: LEGAL HISTORY, SOVIET LAW

A history of Slavonic law in the form of six essays whichwere delivered at the Taylorian Institution, Oxford, by aprofessor of jurisprudence at the University of Moscow.Recommended by Pound. By examining the legal aspects ofcontemporary Russian social customs (martial, servitude)and political systems (the Russian Parliaments and also theFolknotes, or the assembly of people who shared power withelected leaders), Kovalevsky shows the extent of the rangeof the ancient laws of Russia from their origin through tothe nineteenth century. Indexed.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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