Law and Justice from Antiquity to Enlightenment

Law and Justice from Antiquity to Enlightenment

By: Robert W. Shaffern (author)Hardback

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This concise intellectual history of the law offers an accessible introduction to the development of law from ancient Babylon to eighteenth-century Europe. Robert W. Shaffern examines a rich array of sources to illuminate ideas about law and justice in Western civilization. Designed specifically for undergraduates to the subject, this book will be invaluable for introductory courses on the history of law and jurisprudence.

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Robert W. Shaffern is professor of history at the University of Scranton.


Part I: Law in the Fertile Crescent and Ancient Greece Part II: The Law of the Romans Part III: The Laws of the Middle Ages Part IV: The Early Modern Era

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  • publication date: 16/12/2008
  • ISBN13: 9780742554757
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 248
  • ID: 9780742554757
  • weight: 485
  • ISBN10: 0742554759

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