European Law in the Past and the Future: Unity and Diversity Over Two Millennia
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BeschreibungR. C. van Caenegem considers the historical reasons behind European legal diversity.
InhaltsverzeichnisPreface; 1. The national codes: a transient phase; 2. Ius commune: the first unification of European law; 3. Common law and civil law: neighbours yet strangers; 4. The holy books of the law; 5. Why did the ius commune conquer Europe?; 6. Law is politics; Epilogue: a look into the twenty-first century; Bibliography; Index.
Pressestimmen'... a valuable discussion of the role of law (along with lawyers and courts) in the development of a 'federal' Europe.' Contemporary Review 'For anyone interested in the ... legal past and the possibility of a common European law of the future, this book is an ideal starting point ... extremely well written ...' Political Studies 'This book takes the reader along a brisk, pleasant stroll down well-trodden paths - filled as they usually are with familiar turns and the occasional, unexpected gem.' Legal History
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 2001
Seitenanzahl: 184 Seiten