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Law and History: Current legal Issues 2003 Volume 6

Andrew Lewis and Michael Lobban


This book contains a collection of chapters by legal historians, which explore the ways in which history has been used by lawyers past and present to answer legal questions. In common with earlier volumes in the Current Legal Issues series, it seeks both a theoretical and methodological focus. This volume covers a broad range of topics, from a discussion of the nature of norms in the middle ages to the role of war crimes trials in the 20th century. It includes wide-ranging historiographical discussions which examine the nature and aims of the legal historian, as well as contributions which exp ... More

Keywords: legal questions, norms, middle ages, war crimes, legal doctrine, contract, administrative law, perjury, legal categorizations

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2004 Print ISBN-13: 9780199264148
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264148.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Andrew Lewis, editor
Professor of Comparative Legal History, University of London

Michael Lobban, editor
Reader in Law, Queen Mary, University of London

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