Ancient Law

Ancient Law This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages poor pictures errant marks etc that were either part of the origi

  • Title: Ancient Law
  • Author: Henry Sumner Maine
  • ISBN: 9780880291019
  • Page: 204
  • Format: Hardcover
  • This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923 This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into priThis is a reproduction of a book published before 1923 This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book.

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    1. 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. Many of the topics are so obscure and yet Maine, with his diligent approach and enthusiasm, handles them with ease. While constantly referring back to the ancient sources, Maine at the same time keeps a subtle eye on [...]

    2. Maine's central thesis is that in ancient civilizations, law inevitably develops as some sort of formal or semi-formal codification of organic custom, working inevitably with families or groups as atomic legal units, rather than individuals. He provides a plethora of evidence for this; Rome unsurprisingly dominates the book (its codes of law constituting, in Maine's words, "the one intellectual result of [that] civilization"), but examples abound from Greek, Indian, and Germanic legal tradition, [...]

    3. Kropotkin says " in his remarkable study of the tribal origin of international law" (Mutual Aid).I like these old guys.

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