Legal traditions of the world : sustainable diversity in law / H. Patrick Glenn.
New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, 2010.
xxviii, 418 pages ; 25 cm
Formatted Contents Note
A theory of tradition? : the changing presence of the past Between traditions : identity, persuasion and survival A Chthonic legal tradition : to recycle the world A Talmudic legal tradition : the perfect author A civil law tradition : the centrality of the person An Islamic legal tradition : the law of a later revelation A common law tradition : the ethic of adjudication A Hindu legal tradition : the law as king, but which law? A Confucian legal tradition : make it new (with Marx?) Reconciling legal traditions : sustainable diversity in law.
"The manuscript of the first edition of this book was awarded the Grand Prize of the International Academy of Comparative Law at the XVth International Congress of Comparative Law, Bristol, UK, in August 1998. The Prize was presented by HRH Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh."--P. [v].
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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