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History of the Common Law: The Development of Anglo-American Legal Institutions (Aspen Casebook)

By Bruce P. Renee LettowSmith
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Book Details
  • Author: Bruce P. Renee LettowSmith
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Aspen Publishers
  • Published: 2009-08-14
  • Edition: 2nd ed.
This introductory text explores the historical origins of the main legal institutions that came to characterize the Anglo-American legal tradition, and to distinguish it from European legal systems. The book contains both text and extracts from historical sources and literature. The book is published in color, and contains over 250 illustrations, many in color, including medieval illuminated manuscripts, paintings, books and manuscripts, caricatures, and photographs.