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Ancient law; its connection with the early history of society and its relation to modern ideas.

Author: Henry Sumner Maine
Publisher: Boston, Beacon Press [©1963]
Series: Beacon series in classics of the law
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
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Maine, Henry Sumner, Sir, 1822-1888.
Ancient law.
Boston, Beacon Press [©1963]
(OCoLC)613209583
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Sumner Maine
OCLC Number: 1310967
Notes: "First published in 1861."
Description: xxxi, 462 pages 20 cm.
Contents: Ancient codes --
Legal fictions --
Law of nature and equity --
The modern history of the law of nature --
Primitive society and ancient law --
The early history of testamentary succession --
Ancient and modern ideas respecting wills and successions --
The early history of property --
The early history of contract --
The early history of delict and crime.
Series Title: Beacon series in classics of the law
Responsibility: With an introd. and notes by Frederick Pollack. Pref. to the Beacon paperback ed. by Raymond Firth.
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