"This is the third volume in a series. "Legalism : anthropology and history" appeared in 2012, and "Legalism : community and justice" in 2014"--Page v.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-296) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction : rules and categories : an overview / Paul Dresch and Judith Scheele Rules, culture, and imagination in Sanskrit jurisprudence / Donald R. Davis Jr. Written law as words to live by / Paul Dresch Telling stories about (Roman) law : rules and concepts in legal discourse / Caroline Humfress Rules, proverbs, and persuasion : legalism and rhetoric in Tibet / Fernanda Pirie 'Half-free' categories in the early Middle Ages : fine status distinctions before professional lawyers / Alice Rio In praise of disorder : breaking the rules in northern Chad / Judith Scheele A polyphony of rules and categories : the case of early Rus / Simon Franklin Categories and consequences in Amazonia / Elizabeth Ewart Legalism and the care of the self : Sharīʻa discourse in contemporary Lebanon / Morgan Clarke.
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Oxford, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2015.