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Published by Liberty Fund in Indianapolis .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Other titlesCommon law
Statementby Theodore F.T. Plucknett
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKD671 .P58 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24424142M
ISBN 109780865978065, 9780865978072
LC Control Number2010030981

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It is a short, simple book, for the common law was neither very extensive nor very complicated. But for all that, it Edition: current; Page: [ 19 ] set the style of legal literature for many centuries to come, for the author of Glanvill invented the method of writing law in the form of a commentary upon the different writs. 1. The title which he has chosen is, in view of the contents of the volume, rather a narrow one. It might equally well have been A Concise History of English conjunction with Readings on the History and System of the Common Law by Dean book will give an excellent grounding to the student of English legal history." Percy H. Winfield. Plucknett, Theodore F.T. A Concise History of the Common Law. Fifth Edition. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. LCCN ISBN 1 . A Concise History of the Common Law provides a source for common-law understanding of individual rights, not in theory only, but protected through the confusing and messy evolution of courts and their administration as they struggled to resolve real problems. Plucknett’s seminal work is intended to convey a sense of historical development.

  The Midwest Book Review February The history of law in the western world is one that spans back centuries. A Concise History of the Common Law traces the history of common law back to the time of the Romans and how it has over the centuries developed into what it is today. The events of conquest, Christianity, the Enlightenment, and more /5(14). OCLC Number: Description: xxvi, , 56 pages ; 26 cm: Contents: Preface --Table of Mediaeval cases --Table of modern cases --Table of laws and statutes --Book One: A general survey of legal history --Part 1: The Crown and state The Anglo-Saxon period: races and religion The Conquest to Henry II: the beginnings of administration The Great Charters: law separates from. A Concise History of the Common Law provides a source for common-law understanding of individual rights, not in theory only, but protected through the confusing and messy evolution of courts, and their administration as they struggled to resolve real problems. Plucknett's seminal work is intended to convey a sense of historical development.   A Concise History of the Common Law - Ebook written by Theodore Frank Thomas Plucknett. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read A Concise History of the Common Law.5/5(1).

  A Concise History of the Common Law is a must for any community library collection touching on the history of law. February A detailed table of contents; three extensive reference tables of historical cases, modern cases, and laws and statutes; and a comprehensive index provide ample help for readers/5(14). OCLC Number: Description: xviii, pages 24 cm: Contents: Book 1. General part. I. The crown and the state. 1. The Anglo-Saxon period: races and religion The conquest to Henry II: beginnings of administration The great charters: law separates from administration Edward I to Richard II: statutes and social revolution The fifteenth century: the problem of. It might equally well have been A Concise History of English Law In conjunction with Readings on the History and System of the Common Law by Dean Pound this book will give an excellent grounding to the student of English legal history." --Percy H. Winfield. Harvard Law Review 43 () /5(2). BOOK REVIEWS A Concise History of the Common Law. By Theodore F. T. Plucknett. Rochester, New York. The Lawyers Co6perative Publishing-Co.