This handbook provides a broad overview of the development of European legal history from Ancient Greece to the twenty-first century. It engages with current research questions in international scholarship, and, in addition to Europe's heartland, details the history of its geographical 'fringes', such as Scandinavia and Eastern Europe.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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The World Historical Significance of European Legal History: An Interim Report / James Q. Whitman Byzantine Law: The Law of the New Rome / Bernard Stolte Germanic Law / Karl Shoemaker Feudal Law / Dirk Heirbaut Western Canon Law in the Central and Later Middle Ages / Peter Clarke Structure of Medieval Roman Law: Institutions, Sources, and Methods / Jan Hallebeek Substance of Medieval Roman Law: The Development of Private Law / Thomas Rüfner Southern Europe (Italy, Iberian Peninsula, France) / António Hespanha Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation / Mathias Schmoeckel High- and Late-Medieval Scandinavia: Codified Vernacular Law and Learned Legal Influences / Mia Korpiola The Invention of National Legal History / Joachim Rückert The Beginnings of the English Common Law (to 1350) / Paul Brand Urban Law: the Law of Saxony and Magdeburg / Heiner Lück Extra-legal and Legal Conflict Management among Long-distance Traders (1250-1650) / Albrecht Cordes, Philipp Höhn Legal Scholarship: The Theory of Sources and Methods of Law / Jan Schröder Natural Law in Early Modern Legal Thought / David Ibbetson Law and the Protestant Reformation / John Witte Jr. Law of Property and Obligations: Neoscholastic Thinking and Beyond / Wim Decock Criminal Law: Before a State Monopoly / Massimo Meccarelli Civil Procedural Law, the Judiciary, and Legal Professionals / Alain Wijffels Jurisdiction, Political Authority, and Territory / Ulrike Müßig The Birth of European Legal History / Randall Lesaffer Public Law before "Public Law" / Bernardo Sordi The Law of the Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation / Peter Oestmann French Law and its Expansion in the Early Modern Period / Serge Dauchy Spanish Law and its Expansion / Matthew Mirow Scandinavian Law in the Early Modern Period / Heikki Pihlajamäki English Law and its Expansion / Ken MacMillan Russian Law in the Early Modern Period / Maryanna Muravyeva Colonial and Indigenous 'Laws' - The Case of Britain's Empires, Circa 1750-1850 / Mark Hickford Abandoning the Nationalist Framework: Comparative Legal History / Kjell Å Modéer The Age of Codification and Legal Modernization in Private Law / Jean-Louis Halpérin Legal Formalism and its Critics / Hans-Peter Haferkamp The Constitutional State / Dieter Gosewinkel A More Elevated Patriotism: The Emergence of International and Comparative Law (Nineteenth Century) / Martti Koskenniemi, Ville Kari The Law of the Welfare State / Bruno Aguilera-Barchet The Law of Obligations: The Anglo-American Perspective / Michael Lobban Colonial Criminal Law and Other Modernities: European Criminal Law in the Nineteenth And Twentieth Century / Markus D. Dubber European Twentieth-Century Dictatorship and the Law / Michael Stolleis Communism and the Law / Yoram Gorlizki The Law of the European Union in Historical Perspective / Peter Lindseth Global Legal History: Setting Europe in Perspective / Thomas Duve Customary Law and the Influence of the Ius commune in High- and Late-Medieval East Central Europe / Mia Korpiola The Scottish Common Law: Origins and Development, ca.1124-ca.1500 / Andrew R C Simpson Ancient Greek Law / Michael Gagarin Early Roman Law And The West: A Reversal Of Grounds / Pier Giuseppe Monateri Classical and Post-Classical Roman Law: the Legal Actors and the Sources / Paul du Plessis Institutions of Ancient Roman Law / Luigi Capogrossi Colognesi.
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