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Blasphemy: Verbal Offense Against the Sacred, from Moses to Salman Rushdie

Leonard Williams Levy - Religion - 1995 - 688 pages
What society considers blasphemy - a verbal assault against the sacred - is a litmus test of the standards it believes to be necessary to preserve unity, order, and morality ...
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From Bondage to Contract: Wage Labor, Marriage, and the Market in the Age of ...

Amy Dru Stanley - History - 1998 - 277 pages
In the era of slave emancipation no ideal of freedom had greater power than that of contract. The antislavery claim was that the negation of chattel status lay in the contracts ...
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Roman Law in European History

Peter Stein - History - 1999 - 137 pages
This is a short and succinct summary of the unique position of Roman law in European culture by one of the world's leading legal historians. Peter Stein's masterly study ...
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Why the History of English Law Has Not Been Finished

John Hamilton Baker - Law - 1999 - 32 pages
Revisiting Maitland's celebrated inaugural lecture, Professor Baker suggests that English legal history cannot be properly written until the original sources have been found ...
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The Settlement of Disputes in Early Medieval Europe

Wendy Davies, Paul Fouracre - History - 1992 - 304 pages
This is a collection of original essays on the settlement of disputes in the early middle ages, a subject of central importance for social and political history. Case material ...
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An Historical Introduction to Private Law

R. C. van Caenegem - Law - 1992 - 215 pages
This book provides an introduction to the rise and development of present-day private law.
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Law, Labor, and Ideology in the Early American Republic

Christopher L. Tomlins - History - 1993 - 406 pages
This book presents a fundamental reinterpretation of law and politics in America between 1790 and 1850, the crucial period of the Republic's early growth and its movement ...
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