Theologians and Contract Law

The Moral Transformation of the Ius Commune (ca. 1500-1650)

Wim Decock, Max-Planck-Institute for Legal History, Frankfurt, and KU Leuven

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€179,00
$249.00
ISBN13: 
9789004232846
E-ISBN: 
9789004232853
Publication Year: 
2012
Format: 
Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
xix, 723 pp.
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Volume: 
9/4

Jos Monballyu, University of Leuven

In Six Centuries of Criminal Law Jos Monballyu provides an overview of the theory and practice of criminal law in the Southern Netherlands and Belgium between 1400 and 2000.
Series: 
Volume: 
12
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004269941
Expected: 
June 2014

Edited by Pierre-Marie Dupuy, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva and Vincent Chetail, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva

This collection of essays gathers contributions from leading international lawyers from different countries, generations and angles with the aim of highlighting the multifaceted history of international law.
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Volume: 
11/5
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004261600
Publication date: 
November 2013

Edited by E. Koops, University of Groningen, and W.J. Zwalve, Leiden University

In Law & Equity, specialists in the field examine the curious dual structure that shaped the law of England and Rome. Why did this dual structure come about and how did it influence historical developments in substantive law?
Series: 
Volume: 
10/5
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004262195
Publication date: 
October 2013

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.
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Volume: 
8/4
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004222526
Publication date: 
May 2012

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.
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Volume: 
7/3
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004212374
Publication date: 
November 2011

Nathaniel Berman, Brown University

Tracing our current preoccupation with nationalist, ethnic, and religious conflict to the “cultural Modernist” revolutions of the early twentieth century, this volume draws on cultural studies, postcolonial theory, and psychoanalysis to offer a radical reinterpretation of contemporary...
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Volume: 
6/3
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004210240
Publication date: 
December 2011

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.
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Volume: 
5/2
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004206632
Publication date: 
September 2011

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...
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Volume: 
4/2
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004196056
Publication date: 
April 2011

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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Volume: 
3/1
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004185586
Publication date: 
January 2011

Tessa G. Leesen, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium

The 'school controversies' between the Sabinians and the Proculians continue to be the focus of debate in Roman law. The present volume attempts to determine what gave rise to these controversies by associating them with legal practice and the use of topic-related argumentation.
Series: 
Volume: 
2
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004187740
Publication date: 
September 2010

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