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  • Men in Charge?

    Men in Charge?

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780747163

    Both Muslims and non-Muslims see women in most Muslim countries as suffering from social, economic, and political discrimination, treated by law and society as second-class citizens subject to male authority. This discrimination is attributed to Isl…

  • Medieval Justice

    Medieval Justice
    av Hunt Janin

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786445028

    A primer on medieval justice, this book focuses on France, Germany and England and covers the thousand years between the transformation of the Roman world in Western Europe, which took place around the 4th and 5th centuries, and the European Renaiss…

  • Roman Law in European History

    Roman Law in European History
    av Peter Stein

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521643795

    This is a short and succinct summary of the unique position of Roman law in European culture by one of the world’s leading legal historians. Peter Stein’s masterly study assesses the impact of Roman law in the ancient world, and its cont…

  • Roman Law in European History

    Roman Law in European History
    av Peter Stein

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521643726

    This is a short and succinct summary of the unique position of Roman law in European culture by one of the world's leading legal historians. Peter Stein's masterly study assesses the impact of Roman law in the ancient world, and its continued unifyi…

  • Shariah

    Shariah
    av John L. Esposito

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199325061

    Shariah is by now a term that most Americans and Europeans recognize, though few really understand what it means. Often portrayed as a medieval system used by religious zealots to oppress women and deny human rights, conservative politicians, media…

  • Shariah

    Shariah
    av John L. Esposito

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199325054

    Shariah is by now a term that most Americans and Europeans recognize, though few really understand what it means. Often portrayed as a medieval system used by religious zealots to oppress women and deny human rights, conservative politicians, media…

  • The Big Book of Pain

    The Big Book of Pain
    av Mark P Donnelly

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780752459479

    For millennia, mankind has devised ingenious and diabolical means of inflicting pain on fellow human beings. This deplorable but seemingly universal trait has eaten away at mankind's very claim to civilisation. Despite how repugnant the practice of…

  • The Oxford Handbook of Legal History

    The Oxford Handbook of Legal History

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198794356

    Some of the most exciting and innovative legal scholarship has been driven by historical curiosity. Legal history today comes in a fascinating array of shapes and sizes, from microhistory to global intellectual history. Legal history has expanded be…

  • The Nakaz of Catherine the Great

    The Nakaz of Catherine the Great

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781584779926

  • The Nakaz of Catherine the Great

    The Nakaz of Catherine the Great

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781616191085

  • Customary International Law in Times of Fundamental Change

    Customary International Law in Times of Fundamental Change
    av Michael P. Scharf

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107610323

    This is the first book to explore the concept of 'Grotian Moments'. Named for Hugo Grotius, whose masterpiece De jure belli ac pacis helped marshal in the modern system of international law, Grotian Moments are transformative developments that gener…

  • Customary International Law in Times of Fundamental Change

    Customary International Law in Times of Fundamental Change
    av Michael P. Scharf

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107035232

    This is the first book to explore the concept of 'Grotian Moments'. Named for Hugo Grotius, whose masterpiece De jure belli ac pacis helped marshal in the modern system of international law, Grotian Moments are transformative developments that gener…

  • The Cambridge Companion to Roman Law

    The Cambridge Companion to Roman Law

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521719940

    This book reflects the wide range of current scholarship on Roman law. The essays, newly commissioned for this volume, cover the sources of evidence for classical Roman law, the elements of private law, as well as criminal and public law, and the se…

  • The Cambridge Companion to Roman Law

    The Cambridge Companion to Roman Law

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521895644

    This book reflects the wide range of current scholarship on Roman law. The essays, newly commissioned for this volume, cover the sources of evidence for classical Roman law, the elements of private law, as well as criminal and public law, and the se…

  • Byzantine Legal Culture and the Roman Legal Tradition, 867-1056

    Byzantine Legal Culture and the Roman Legal Tradition, 867-1056
    av Zachary Chitwood

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107182561

    This social history of Byzantine law offers an introduction to one of the world's richest yet hitherto understudied legal traditions. In the first study of its kind, Chitwood explores and reinterprets the seminal legal-historical events of the Byzan…

  • The Spirit of Hindu Law

    The Spirit of Hindu Law
    av Jr, Donald R., Jr Davis

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521877046

    Law is too often perceived solely as state-based rules and institutions that provide a rational alternative to religious rites and ancestral customs. The Spirit of Hindu Law uses the Hindu legal tradition as a heuristic tool to question this view an…

  • Speeches from Athenian Law

    Speeches from Athenian Law

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292726383

    This is the sixteenth volume in the Oratory of Classical Greece. This series presents all of the surviving speeches from the late fifth and fourth centuries BC in new translations prepared by classical scholars who are at the forefront of the discip…

  • Speeches from Athenian Law

    Speeches from Athenian Law

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292723627

    This is the sixteenth volume in the Oratory of Classical Greece. This series presents all of the surviving speeches from the late fifth and fourth centuries BC in new translations prepared by classical scholars who are at the forefront of the discip…

  • Law and Legal Practice in Egypt from Alexander to the Arab Conquest

    Law and Legal Practice in Egypt from Alexander to the Arab Conquest

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521874526

    The study of ancient law has blossomed in recent years. In English alone there have been dozens of studies devoted to classical Greek and Roman law, to the Roman legal codes, and to the legal traditions of the ancient Near East among many other topi…

  • Law and Legal Practice in Egypt from Alexander to the Arab Conquest

    Law and Legal Practice in Egypt from Alexander to the Arab Conquest

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108464314

    The study of ancient law has blossomed in recent years. In English alone there have been dozens of studies devoted to classical Greek and Roman law, to the Roman legal codes, and to the legal traditions of the ancient Near East among many other topi…

  • Roman Law in Context

    Roman Law in Context
    av David Johnston

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521630467

    Roman Law in Context explains how Roman law worked for those who lived by it, by viewing it in the light of the society and economy in which it operated. The book discusses three main areas of Roman law and life: the family and inheritance; property…

  • Roman Law in Context

    Roman Law in Context
    av David Johnston

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521639613

    Roman Law in Context explains how Roman law worked for those who lived by it, by viewing it in the light of the society and economy in which it operated. The book discusses three main areas of Roman law and life: the family and inheritance; property…

  • Bedouin Bisha'h Justice

    Bedouin Bisha'h Justice
    av Joseph Ginat

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845192693

    Trials by ordeal, a judicial practice in which the guilt or innocence of the accused is determined by subjecting them to a painful task, have taken place from ancient Mesopotamia until the present day. This volume focuses on a special type of ordeal…

  • The Nature of Customary Law

    The Nature of Customary Law

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521875110

    Some legal rules are not laid down by a legislator but grow instead from informal social practices. In contract law, for example, the customs of merchants are used by courts to interpret the provisions of business contracts; in tort law, customs of…

  • Authority, Continuity and Change in Islamic Law

    Authority, Continuity and Change in Islamic Law
    av Wael B. Hallaq

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521023931

    Wael B. Hallaq is regarded as one of the leading scholars in the field of Islamic law. In a path-breaking new book, the author shows how authority guaranteed both continuity and change in Islamic law. While the role of the law schools in augmenting…

  • Authority, Continuity and Change in Islamic Law

    Authority, Continuity and Change in Islamic Law
    av Wael B. Hallaq

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521803311

    Wael B. Hallaq is regarded as one of the leading scholars in the field of Islamic law. In a path-breaking new book, the author shows how authority guaranteed both continuity and change in Islamic law. While the role of the law schools in augmenting…

  • Customary Law and Economics

    Customary Law and Economics

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782549697

    Customary law has been the subject of intense debate and the issues arising from the intersection of customs and the law are far from settled. This volume, separated into three parts brings together seminal work from scholars in law, economics and h…

  • Islam, Law and Identity

    Islam, Law and Identity

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415566810

    The essays brought together in Islam, Law and Identity are the product of a series of interdisciplinary workshops that brought together scholars from a plethora of countries. Funded by the British Academy the workshops convened over a period of two…

  • Islam, Law and Identity

    Islam, Law and Identity

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415821520

    The essays brought together in Islam, Law and Identity are the product of a series of interdisciplinary workshops that brought together scholars from a plethora of countries. Funded by the British Academy the workshops convened over a period of two…

  • Islamic Law

    Islamic Law

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415470766

    Islamic law is a legal tradition entrenched within a religious context; it is one of the most intriguing and fascinating areas of Islamic Studies. Many practitioners of Islam believe that their lives should be governed by a divinely revealed and san…

  • Law's Cosmos

    Law's Cosmos
    av Victoria Wohl

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521110747

    Recent literary-critical work in legal studies reads law as a genre of literature, noting that Western law originated as a branch of rhetoric in classical Greece and lamenting the fact that the law has lost its connection to poetic language, narrati…

  • Southern Cross

    Southern Cross

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198260875

    This book provides a history of some of the main institutions of South African private law and in so doing explores the process through which integration of the English common law and the continental civil law came about in that jurisdiction. Here i…

  • The Civil Law Tradition

    The Civil Law Tradition
    av John Henry Merryman

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781503607545

    Designed for the general reader and students of law, this is a concise history and analysis of the civil law tradition, which is dominant in most of Europe, all of Latin America, and many parts of Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. The fourth editio…

  • Democracy and the Rule of Law in Classical Athens

    Democracy and the Rule of Law in Classical Athens
    av Edward M. Harris

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521852791

    This volume brings together essays on Athenian law by Edward M. Harris, who challenges much of the recent scholarship on this topic. Presenting a balanced analysis of the legal system in ancient Athens, Harris stresses the importance of substantive…

  • Lives Behind the Laws

    Lives Behind the Laws
    av Serena Connolly

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253354013

    In this exploration of the administration of law and its role in the lives of ordinary people in the northern provinces of the Roman Empire, Serena Connolly draws upon a rich but little-known legal collection from the late 3rd century known as the "…

  • Lives behind the Laws

    Lives behind the Laws
    av Serena Connolly

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253221476

    In this exploration of the administration of law and its role in the lives of ordinary people in the northern provinces of the Roman Empire, Serena Connolly draws upon a rich but little-known legal collection from the late 3rd century known as the C…

  • Usul al-Fiqh

    Usul al-Fiqh
    av Recep Dogan

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597843492

    This book deals with the sources of Islamic jurisprudence and their importance in deducing the religious rulings. It covers the concept of ijtih d (independent reasoning), its conditions and application and illustrates why it is a practice for exper…

  • Shaping the Common Law

    Shaping the Common Law
    av Thomas Garden Barnes, Allen D. Boyer, Thomas Garden Barnes

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804757140

    In a series of fifteen vivid essays, this book discusses the contributions of great common-law jurists and singular documents-namely the Magna Carta and the Laws and Liberties of Massachusetts-that have shaped common law, from its origins in twelfth…

  • A History of Islamic Law

    A History of Islamic Law
    av N. Coulson

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412818551

    Lawyers, according to Edmund Burke, are bad historians. He was referring to an unwillingness, rather than an inaptitude, on the part of early nineteenth-century English lawyers to concern themselves with the past: for contemporary jurisprudence was…

  • Erinnerung - Niederschrift - Nutzung

    Erinnerung - Niederschrift - Nutzung

    Inbunden - 2011 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783110253702

    Der Band versammelt die Beitraauml;ge einer Tagung, die sich der Vertiefung der roouml;misch-iberischen Beziehungsgeschichte vor dem Hintergrund der sich im Zuge von Reconquista und Landesausbau vielfach neu formierenden kirchlichen und kulturellen…

  • The Geography of Law

    The Geography of Law

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841135571

    The essays in this collection relate notions of space and representations of interior and exterior spaces to concerns for individual identity and autonomy as these are framed by practices of governance or codified by law. They examine the manner in…

  • The Saxon Mirror

    The Saxon Mirror

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812234879

    The Sachsenspiegel, or Saxon Mirror, compiled in 1235 by Eike von Repgow, may be said to mark the beginning of vernacular German jurisprudence. For the first time, Maria Dobozy offers an English translation of this influential lawbook, the oldest, a…

  • The Shari'a

    The Shari'a

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788313162

    2019 Choice Outstanding Academic titleI.B.Tauris in association with the Institute of Ismaili StudiesWhy is the term shari?a-the mention of which conjures up images of a politicised religion in many parts of the world-understood in the ways that it…

  • The Eye of the Law

    The Eye of the Law
    av Michael Stolleis

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415472739

    Written by the eminent German legal historian, Michael Stolleis, these two 'Essays on Legal History' offer an original and compelling history of the symbolism through which law is characterised as being 'above' us. In 'The Eye of the Law', the histo…

  • The Eye of the Law

    The Eye of the Law
    av Michael Stolleis

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415472746

    Written by the eminent German legal historian, Michael Stolleis, these two 'Essays on Legal History' offer an original and compelling history of the symbolism through which law is characterised as being 'above' us. In 'The Eye of the Law', the histo…

  • Emperors and Lawyers

    Emperors and Lawyers
    av Tony Honore

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198257691

    This is the second edition of an original and controversial book. It analyses some 2,609 legal rulings (rescripts) given by Roman Emperors between 193 and 305 AD, and argues that, though issued in the name of emperors, they were really both in style…

  • Toward An Islamic Reformation

    Toward An Islamic Reformation
    av Abdullahi Ahmed An Na'im

    Inbunden - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815624844

    "Toward an Islamic Reformation" calls for reform of the historical formulations of Islamic law, commonly known as Shari'a, which is perceived by many Muslims to be part of the Islamic faith. As a Muslim, Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na'im is sensitive to and…

  • The Law Book

    The Law Book
    av Michael H. Roffer

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781454901686

    Join author Michael H. Roffer as he explores 250 of the most fundamental, far-reaching, and often-controversial cases, laws, and trials that have profoundly changed our world - for good or bad. Offering authoritative context to ancient documents as…

  • The Laws of the Salian Franks

    The Laws of the Salian Franks

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812213225

    Following the collapse of the western Roman Empire, the Franks established in northern Gaul one of the most enduring of the Germanic barbarian kingdoms. They produced a legal code (which they called the Salic law) at approximately the same time that…

  • The Military Consilium in Republican Rome

    The Military Consilium in Republican Rome
    av Pamela Johnston

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781593333737

    The consilium, or advisory council, played an important role in the everyday activities of the Roman magistrate in his role as military commander. This work is an in-depth look at the commander's consilium from its first depicted appearances in the…

  • Law Collections from Mesopotamia and Asia Minor

    Law Collections from Mesopotamia and Asia Minor

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780788503788

  • The Formation of English Common Law

    The Formation of English Common Law
    av John Hudson

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780582070264

    During the Anglo-Norman period a concept of law developed, binding ruler and ruled alike and which was based on custom common throughout the country. This was Common Law and it was from this that subsequent law developed. John Hudson's text is an in…

  • Law, Society, and Authority in Late Antiquity

    Law, Society, and Authority in Late Antiquity

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199240326

    The sixteen papers in this volume investigate the links between law and society during Late Antiquity (260-640 CE). On the one hand, they consider how social changes such as the barbarian settlement and the rise of the Christian church resulted in t…

  • Islamic History and Law

    Islamic History and Law
    av Labeeb Ahmed Bsoul

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137580900

    In Islamic History and Law, Labeeb Ahmed Bsoul undertakes an extensive examination of Islamic intellectual history, covering ages that witnessed different movements and doctrinal trends. While political and geographical factors certainly influenced…

  • Restatement Rabbinic Civil V1

    Restatement Rabbinic Civil V1
    av Emanuel Quint

    Inbunden - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780876687994

    An English restatement of Hoshen HaMishpat, one of the four sections of the Shulchan Aruch (a standard code of Jewish law and practice).

  • Law and Islam in the Middle East

    Law and Islam in the Middle East

    Inbunden - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780897891516

    Islamic law is the epitome of Islamic thought, the most typical manifestation of the Islamic way of life, the core and kernel of Islam itself, asserts Joseph Schacht the internationally renowed Islamic law scholar. Indeed, the primary place of law i…

  • Bedouin Justice

    Bedouin Justice
    av Kennett

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780710306791

    This book explains the means employed to dispose of the lawsuits of all kinds to show the conditions under which the Bedouin live, and their mentality and point of view. It presents the descriptions of particular cases of Egyptian Bedouin, showing t…

  • Principles and Maxims of Jurisprudence

    Principles and Maxims of Jurisprudence
    av John George Phillimore

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781584771777

  • Witches, Wife Beaters, and Whores

    Witches, Wife Beaters, and Whores
    av Elaine Forman Crane

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801477416

    The early American legal system permeated the lives of colonists and reflected their sense of what was right and wrong, honorable and dishonorable, moral and immoral. In a compelling book full of the extraordinary stories of ordinary people, Elaine…

  • Witches, Wife Beaters, and Whores

    Witches, Wife Beaters, and Whores
    av Elaine Forman Crane

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801450273

    The early American legal system permeated the lives of colonists and reflected their sense of what was right and wrong, honorable and dishonorable, moral and immoral. In a compelling book full of the extraordinary stories of ordinary people, Elaine…

  • The Politics of Islamic Law

    The Politics of Islamic Law
    av Iza R. Hussin

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226323206

    In The Politics of Islamic Law, Iza Hussin compares India, Malaya, and Egypt during the British colonial period in order to trace the making and transformation of the contemporary category of 'Islamic law.' She demonstrates that not only is Islamic…

  • The Politics of Islamic Law

    The Politics of Islamic Law
    av Iza R. Hussin

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226323343

    In The Politics of Islamic Law, Iza Hussin compares India, Malaya, and Egypt during the British colonial period in order to trace the making and transformation of the contemporary category of 'Islamic law.' She demonstrates that not only is Islamic…

  • Shari'a

    Shari'a
    av Abbas Amanat

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804756396

    This volume presents ten leading scholars' writings on contemporary Islamic law and Muslim thought. The essays examine a range of issues, from modern Muslim discourses on justice, natural law, and the common good, to democracy, the social contract,…

  • Civil Law

    Civil Law
    av Ralf Rogowski

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814774656

    This Major Reference series brings together a wide range of key international articles in law and legal theory. Many of these essays are not readily accessible, and their presentation in these volumes will provide a vital new resource for both resea…