4th ed., corr., to which is prefixed, An account of the life and writings of the author / by John Craig.
viii, cxxxiv, 296 pages ; 22 cm.
Making of Modern Law legal treatises.
First published in 1771 under title: Observations concerning the distinction of ranks in society. Reproduction of original from Harvard Law School Library.
Formatted Contents Note
1. Of the rank and condition of women in different ages 2. Of the jurisdiction and authority of a father over his children 3. The authority of a chief over the members of a tribe or village 4. The authority of a sovereign, and of subordinate officers, over a society composed of different tribes or villages 5. The changes produced in the government of a people, by their progress in arts, and in polished manners 6. The authority of a master over his servants.