viii, 245 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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.
"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.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.