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The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XI: 1820–1914 English Legal System

William Cornish, J Stuart Anderson, Ray Cocks, Michael Lobban, Patrick Polden, and Keith Smith


The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XI 1820-1914 English Legal System is one of three volumes devoted to that period of relative peace across Europe running from the defeat of Napoleon to the terrible war against the two Kaisers. Volume XI is devoted mainly to: the sources of English law; the intellectual frameworks and institutions within which they were understood; the constitutional arrangements for the legislature; central and local executives; and the judicial system, this last providing the crucial core from which professional lawyers operated. Detailed footnot ... More

Keywords: England, legal history, English law, legislature, judicial system

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780199258819
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258819.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

William Cornish, author
Herchel Smith Professor of Intellectual Property Law, University of Cambridge

J Stuart Anderson, author
Professor in the Faculty of Law at the University of Otago

Ray Cocks, author
Professor of Law at the University of Keele

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