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English Law Before Magna Carta free pdf Felix Liebermann's Die Gesetze der Angelsachsen (1903-1916) remains the single most important contribution to the study of early English law. This volume marks the Gesetze's centenary by bringing together original essays by an international group of leading scholars specializing in medieval legal culture. The essays address not only Liebermann's life and legacy, but also major issues in the study of early law, including the relationship between Old English legal and penitential texts, the provenance of early English legal manuscripts, the composition and dating of pre-Magna Carta legislation, and the nature of Anglo-Saxon and Norman legal practice and procedure. This collection provides an essential assessment of the current state of early legal studies as well as a roadmap for future work.Contributors are Hideyuki Arimitsu, Rebecca Brackmann, Daniela Fruscione, R.D. Fulk, Thomas Gobbitt, Janelle Greenberg, John Hudson, Stefan Jurasinski, Nicholas Karn, T.B. Lambert, Andrew Rabin, Mary P. Richards, Richard Sharpe, and Jurg Rainer Schwyter.

About Stefan Jurasinski

Stefan Jurasinski, Ph.D. (2003) in English, Indiana University, is Associate Professor of English at The College at Brockport, State University of New York. His publications include Ancient Privileges: Beowulf, Law, and the Making of Germanic Antiquity (2006). Lisi Oliver, Ph.D. (1995) in Linguistics, Harvard University, is Professor of English at Louisiana State University. She is the author of The Beginnings of English Law (2002) and The Body Legal in Barbarian Law (2010). Andrew Rabin, Ph.D. (2005) in English, University of Chicago, is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Louisville. His work on Old English law and legal culture has appeared in numerous journals and collections, including Viator, JEGP, and Speculum.

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Author : Stefan Jurasinski
Publisher : Brill
Data Published : 01 September 2010
ISBN : 9004187561
EAN : 9789004187566
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 346 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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