Essays in Law and History

Essays in Law and History

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Holdsworth, William S. Essays in Law and History. Edited by A.L. Goodhart and H.G. Hanbury. Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, 1946. xv, 302 pp. Reprinted 1995 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. LCCN 99-047234. ISBN 1-886363-13-7. Cloth. $75. * This volume collects seventeen essays the great legal scholar wrote over the course of his very prolific career. Topics chosen include martial law, the English constitution, case law, equity, trusts, libel, law reporting in the nineteenth- and twentieth-centuries, contract and land law, among others. qThe constitutional historian, the international lawyer, the real property expert, the common law practitioner, the civilian and even the general reader will each find something to his address. It is a book to browse and enjoy at leisure.q: Law Quarterly Review 64:120-2. The book concludes with a table of cases and name and general indexes.But in truth that century suffered from the defect of too little outside interference, as we perhaps surfer from the defect of too much. Robert Lowe hit the nail on the head when he told the Inns of Court Commissioners that the Inns of Court, as atanbsp;...

Title:Essays in Law and History
Author:Sir William Searle Holdsworth, Arthur Lehman Goodhart, Harold Greville Hanbury
Publisher:The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. - 1995


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