Law and Revolution: The Formation of the Western Legal Tradition

Law and Revolution: The Formation of the Western Legal Tradition

By: Harold J. Berman (author)Paperback

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Harold J. Berman was Woodruff Professor of Law, Emory University, and Ames Professor of Law, Emeritus, Harvard University.

Contents

Introduction Law and History Law and Revolution The Crisis of the Western Legal Tradition Toward a Social Theory of Law PART I: THE PAPAL REVOLUTION AND THE CANON LAW 1. The Background of the Western Legal Tradition: The Folklaw Tribal Law Dynamic Elements in Germanic Law: Christianity and Kingship Penitential Law and Its Relation to the Folklaw 2. The Origin of the Western Legal Tradition in the Papal Revolution Church and Empire: The Cluniac Reform The Dictates of the Pope The Revolutionary Character of the Papal Revolution Social-Psychological Causes and Consequences of the Papal Revolution The Rise of the Modern State The Rise of Modern Legal Systems 3.

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  • ISBN13: 9780674517769
  • Format: Paperback, Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 672
  • ID: 9780674517769
  • weight: 921
  • ISBN10: 0674517768

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