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Ferdinand Feldbrugge, Professor Emeritus of East European Law at Leiden University
An analysis and discussion of the most important factors in the formation of the law in medieval Russia, dealing with such topics as the possible influence of Roman law, the Russkaia Pravda, the roles of princes and popular assemblies, and the theoretical framework for studying ‘early law’.
Edited by J.P.S. Offerhaus and Wybo P. Heere
Wim Decock, Max-Planck-Institute for Legal History, Frankfurt
In Theologians and Contract Law, Wim Decock offers an account of the moral roots of modern contract law. He explains why theologians in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries built a systematic contract law around the principles of freedom and fairness.
Amnon Altman, Bar-Ilan University
This book offers a unique survey of legal practices and ideas relating to international relations in the Ancient Near East between 2500 and 330 BCE.
Tilmann J. Röder, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg
Around 1900, standard contracts and clauses spread throughout international industries such as transport, insurance and finance. The "earthquake clause", which was globally introduced by reinsurers after the 1906 San Francisco catastrophe, exemplifies this paradigmatic change of the law.
Tetsuya Toyoda, Akita International University
Emergence of the modern science of international law is usually attributed to Grotius and other somewhat heroic ‘founders of international law.’ This book offers a more worldly explanation why it was developed mostly by German writers in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.
Janwillem Oosterhuis, Maastricht University
This book illustrates the influence of early human rights and mass industrialisation on the right to (physically) enforce performance of obligations in France, the German territories and the Netherlands during the nineteenth century. It provides background information to the harmonisation of a ...
Raymond Kubben, Tilburg University
Providing a case study of relations between France and the Netherlands throughout the Revolutionary Wars, this book offers a contribution to the debates on the relation between law and politics at the international level and on state-centrism in international relations.
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