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Community of the College of Justice Edinburgh and the Court of Session, 1687-1808

Author: John Finlay
Publisher: Edinburgh Edinburgh University Press 2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A unique institution in a unique jurisdiction: an institutional history of Scotland's eighteenth-century legal community. How important can a court and its members be in influencing the development of a country? In Scotland's case, the answer is surprising. The remarkable metamorphosis of eighteenth-century Edinburgh, from crisis conditions in the 1690s through the Union to the intellectual heights of Enlightenment  Read more...
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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Finlay
ISBN: 9780748645770 0748645772 9780748645787 0748645780
OCLC Number: 923538254
Description: 1 online resource (305 p.)

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How important can a court and its members be in influencing the development of a country? In Scotland's case, the answer is surprising. This study investigates the important role of College members  Read more...

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