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The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XII: 1820–1914 Private Law

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


The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XII 1820-1914 Private Law 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 XII deals with the major elements of its inherited Private Law and the manner in which they were re-fitted for a more complex age, giving larger understandings of property, contract, commercial law, and tort. Detailed footnoting to historical sources and literature occurs in the course of the narrative. Each volume has tables of cases and of ... More

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

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780199258826
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258826.001.0001


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