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A History of Private Law in Scotland

Reinhard Zimmermann and Kenneth Reid


Law in Scotland has a long history, uninterrupted either by revolution or by codification. This work is a detailed and systematic study in the field of Scottish private law. It takes key topics from the law of obligations and the law of property and traces their development from the earliest times to the present day.

Keywords: Scottish law, Scottish private law, law of obligations, law of property, development

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2000 Print ISBN-13: 9780198267782
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267782.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Reinhard Zimmermann, author
Professor of Private Law, Roman Law, and Comparative Law in the University of Regensburg

Kenneth Reid, author
Professor of Property Law in the University of Edinburgh