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Introduction / Anthony Page and Wilfrid Prest Rationalising the common law: Blackstone and his predecessors ? Michael Lobban The "least repulsive" work on a "repulsive subject": Jeremy Bentham on William Blackstone's commentaries on the laws of England / Philip Schofield Blackstone, expositor and censor of law both made and found / Jessie Allen William Blackstone, Edward Gibbon and Thomas Winchester: the case for an Oxford enlightenment / Ian Doolittle Rational dissent and Blackstone's commentaries / Anthony Page Blackstone, parliamentary sovereignty and his Irish critics / Ultán Gillen Blackstone, family law and the exclusion of the half blood in inheritance / Tim Stretton Blackstone and women / Carolyn Steedman Professing law in the shadow of the commentaries / David Lieberman Hammond's Blackstone and the historical school of American jurisprudence / David M Rabban A very narrowing effect upon our profession?: a progressive jurist confronts Blackstone / John V Orth Blackstone?s posthumous reputation / Wilfrid Prest.
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Print version: Blackstone and his critics Oxford [UK] ; Portland, Oregon : Hart Publishing, 2018 Original