The Anglo-American Legal Heritage: Introductory Materials
This fascinating book about our legal heritage is copiously illustrated, original materials. From our cultural roots in the Roman law, Anglo-Saxon dooms, and English feudalism, to modern crises of social revolution and reform, this work shows how legal culture is part of what has been called the "seamless web" of history.
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THE ANGLOSAXON PERIOD
A BRIEF INTRODUCTION TO ENGLISH FEUDALISM
COURTS OF RECORD
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