Essays in Anglo-Saxon Law

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The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd., Jul 1, 2004 - History - 392 pages
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Adams, Henry, Et. Al. Essays in Anglo-Saxon Law. Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1876. xii, 392 pp. Reprint available July 2004 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN 1-58477-435-5. Cloth. $95. * Reprint of the first edition. A collection of essays by four distinguished Harvard professors. Contents: "The Anglo-Saxon Courts of Law" by Henry Adams, "The Anglo-Saxon Land-Law" by Henry Cabot Lodge, "The Anglo-Saxon Family Law" by Ernest Young and "The Anglo-Saxon Legal Procedure" by J. Laurence Laughlin. Includes an appendix of select cases in Anglo-Saxon law with parallel translations. In The Historians of Anglo-American Law, Holdsworth included this volume in his survey of significant books by American scholars (113).

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Henry Adams was born in Boston, Massachusetts on February 16, 1838, the son of American diplomat Charles Francis Adams and grandson of President John Quincy Adams. Educated at Harvard University, he worked in Washington, D.C., as his father's secretary before embarking on a career in journalism and later in teaching. A prominent American historian, he wrote several important historical works. His works include The Education of Henry Adams, Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres, Esther: A Novel, and Democracy: An American Novel. He died on March 27, 1918 at the age of 80.

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