1 online resource (viii, 245 p.) : ill.
9781474202091 (online) 9781849465380 (hardback) 9781782254607 (electronic book) 9781782254591 (PDF)
"Derived from papers presented at a symposium convened at the University of Adelaide on 6 December 2012, together with additional chapters written after the event by John Orth and the editor."--Preface.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Blackstone's 'stutter' : the (anti) performance of the Commentaries / Kathryn Temple William Blackstone : courtroom dramatist? / Simon Stern Blackstone as draughtsman : picturing the law / Cristina S. Martinez Blackstone's Commentaries : England's legal georgic? / Michael Meehan Blackstone in the bayous : inscribing slavery in the Louisiana Digest of 1808 / John W. Cairns Legal jambalaya / Stephen M. Sheppard Blackstone and the birth of Quebec's distinct legal culture 1765-1867 / Michel Morin Blackstone's ghost : law and legal education in North Carolina / John V. Orth Antipodean Blackstone / Wilfrid Prest Blackstone's king / Paul D. Halliday Modern Blackstone : the king's two bodies, the Supreme Court and the President / Ruth Paley Blackstone's Commentaries and the origins of modern constitutionalism / Horst Dippel Reading Blackstone in the twenty-first century and the twenty-first century through Blackstone / Jessie Allen.