viii, 254 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
"This volume had its origins in a symposium on 'William Blackstone: Life, Thought, Influence' held ... [University of] Adelaide ... December 2007."--Pref.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Blackstone and biography / Wilfrid Prest A 'model of the old house': architecture in Blackstone's life and Commentaries / Carol Matthews 'A mighty consumption of ale': Blackstone, Buckler and All Souls College, Oxford / Norma Aubertin-Potter William Blackstone and William Prynne: an unlikely association? / Ian Doolittle Blackstone on judging / John H. Langbein Blackstone's rules for the construction of statutes / John V. Orth Blackstone and Bentham on the law of marriage / Mary Sokol Coverture and unity of person in Blackstone's Commentaries / Tim Stretton Blackstone's Commentaries on colonialism: Australian judicial interpretations / Thalia Anthony Restoring the 'real' to real property law: a return to Blackstone? / Nicole Graham American Blackstones / Michael Hoeflich Did Blackstone get the Gallic shrug? / John Emerson Blackstone in Germany / Horst Dippel Bibliography / Morris Cohen Iconography / J.H. Baker and Wilfrid Prest.
KD621.B53 B53 2009
Oxford ; Portland, Or. : Hart Publishing, 2009.