Ancient Law by Henry Sumner Maine

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Aug 20,  · This book should be mandatory reading for any history classes, law studies and political science curricula. Professor Maine (of Cambridge) wrote this treatise in It is a documentation of how ancient laws (especially from ancient Greece and Cited by: Ancient Law is a book by Henry James Sumner was first published in octavo in The book went through twelve editions during the lifetime of the author.

The twelfth edition was published in A new edition, with notes by Frederick Pollock, was published in octavo in Lectures delivered by Maine for the Inns of Court were the groundwork for Ancient Ancient Law book Henry Maine. Aug 20,  · This book should be mandatory reading for any history classes, law studies and political science curricula.

Professor Maine (of Cambridge) wrote this treatise in It is a documentation of how ancient laws (especially from ancient Greece and 5/5(3). Possibly the best researched book I've ever read which also makes for compelling reading. Maine turns an obscure subject, the development of ancient Roman law (and in particular the role of fictitious constructs within this jurisprudence) into a fascinating and thoughtful dialogue.4/5(5).

Sep 01,  · This treatise on the study of early municipal institutions, first published inhas been likened, in its influence and importance, to Darwin's Origin of Species. With this slim volume, Maine, one of the most brilliant classical scholars of his day, created a natural history of law by demonstrating that our notion of legality is as much the product of historical development as biological.

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This article examines the theoretical dimension of Ancient Law with a threefold purpose: to throw light on why Maine the historianCited by: 2. Sir Henry Maine’s “Ancient Law” is now a classical text. The object of this edition is to reproduce it, accompanied by such help to right understanding and profitable use as a younger generation may reasonably require.

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this collection's great achievement - demonstrating the seemingly innumerable ways in which new light can be shed on well-established themes in this timeless and timely field.' Source: Law and History Review. Apr 18,  · The present book, his Ancient Law, is probably his best-known work, and the one most representative of his broader oeuvre.

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Aug 04,  · Ancient Codes: 1 II. Legal Fictions: 21 III. Law of Nature and Equity: 44 IV. The Modern History of the Law of Nature: 73 V.

Primitive Society and Ancient Law: VI. The Early History of Testamentary Succession: VII. Ancient and Modern Ideas respecting Wills and Successions: VIII. The Early History of Property: IX. The Early. The book includes illustrations, maps, lists of Hellenistic dynasties, and Indices of Persons, Place and Subjects.

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Get this from a library. Ancient law. [Henry Sumner Maine] -- In this reprint of the edition, legal historian Maine examines the evolution of the law, from the ancient to the modern world. His focus is on the gradual change from status-based societies, in.

Aug 01,  · The evolution of international law in the Far East and in South and South-East Asia are treated in separate articles. This article deals principally with European developments in the narrower sense, beginning with the international law of the ancient.

Nov 14,  · Ancient Law by Henry Sumner Maine, Sir. Publication date /00/00 Topics SOCIAL SCIENCES, Law. Jurisprudence, Law in general Publisher John Murray Albemarle.

Collection universallibrary Contributor Osmania University Language English. Addeddate Call number Digitalpublicationdate /04/ Jan 01,  · ‎In the ancient world, individuals were tightly bound by status to traditional groups; but in the modern world, individuals are free to make contracts and form associations with 4/4(1).

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There is a popular saying in ancient Indian Text books with regards to Ratra Dharma (i.e. Duties towards the nation) it recognises the place of mother and mother land over and above a place in Heaven.Maine, Henry Sumner.

WORKS BY MAINE. SUPPLEMENTARY BIBLIOGRAPHY. Sir Henry Sumner Maine (–) was a lecturer on jurisprudence at Oxford and Cambridge, the founder of anthropological jurisprudence as an aspect of comparative law.

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