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The creation of the lus commune [electronic resource] : from Casus to Regula / edited by John W. Cairns and Paul J. du Plessis.

Contributor(s): Cairns, John W | Plessis, Paul J. du.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Edinburgh studies in law: v. 7.Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, c2010Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 304 p.).ISBN: 9780748642922 (electronic bk.); 0748642927 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Law, Medieval | Common law -- Roman influences | Common law -- Europe | Law | LAW -- Customary | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- ComparativeGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Creation of the lus commune.DDC classification: 340.55 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
EUP_Cairns_00_Prelims; EUP_Cairns_01_Intro; EUP_Cairns_02_Ch1; EUP_Cairns_03_Ch2; EUP_Cairns_04_Ch3; EUP_Cairns_05_Ch4; EUP_Cairns_06_Ch5; EUP_Cairns_07_Ch6; EUP_Cairns_08_Ch7; EUP_Cairns_09_Ch8; EUP_Cairns_10_Ch9; EUP_Cairns_11_Ch10; EUP_Cairns_12_Ch11; EUP_Cairns_13_Index;
Summary: This book discusses in detail how medieval scholars reacted to the casuistic discussions in the inherited Roman texts, particularly the Digest of Justinian. It shows how they developed medieval Roman law into a system of rules that formed a universal common law for Western Europe. Because there has been little research published in English beyond grand narratives on the history of law in Europe, this book fills an important gap in the literature.With a focus on how the medieval Roman lawyers systematised the Roman sources through detailed discussions of specific areas of law, it considers:*the.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Description based on print version record.

EUP_Cairns_00_Prelims; EUP_Cairns_01_Intro; EUP_Cairns_02_Ch1; EUP_Cairns_03_Ch2; EUP_Cairns_04_Ch3; EUP_Cairns_05_Ch4; EUP_Cairns_06_Ch5; EUP_Cairns_07_Ch6; EUP_Cairns_08_Ch7; EUP_Cairns_09_Ch8; EUP_Cairns_10_Ch9; EUP_Cairns_11_Ch10; EUP_Cairns_12_Ch11; EUP_Cairns_13_Index;

This book discusses in detail how medieval scholars reacted to the casuistic discussions in the inherited Roman texts, particularly the Digest of Justinian. It shows how they developed medieval Roman law into a system of rules that formed a universal common law for Western Europe. Because there has been little research published in English beyond grand narratives on the history of law in Europe, this book fills an important gap in the literature.With a focus on how the medieval Roman lawyers systematised the Roman sources through detailed discussions of specific areas of law, it considers:*the.

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