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    DescriptionThe forms of action are a part of the structure upon which rests the whole common law of England and, though we may have buried them, they still, as Maitland says, rule us from their graves. The following extract is taken from the editors' preface: 'The evasion of the burden of archaic procedure and of such barbaric tests of truth as battle, ordeal and wager of law, by the development of new forms and new law out of criminal or quasi criminal procedure and the inquest of neighbour-witnesses has never been described with this truth and clearness. He makes plain a great chapter of legal history which the learners and even the lawyers of today have almost abandoned in despair. The text of the chief writs is given after the lectures ...'


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    Title
    The Forms of Action at Common Law
    Subtitle
    A Course of Lectures
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) F. W. Maitland, Volume editor A.H. Chaytor, Volume editor W.J. Whittaker, By (author) A.H. Chaytor, By (author) W.J. Whittaker
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 88
    Width: 138 mm
    Height: 212 mm
    Thickness: 12 mm
    Weight: 141 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780521091855
    ISBN 10: 0521091853
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LAW
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S5.4
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBKW, 1DBKE
    BIC subject category V2: LND
    Ingram Subject Code: LE
    Libri: I-LE
    B&T General Subject: 490
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17720
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BIC subject category V2: 1DBKW, 1DBKE
    Abridged Dewey: 341
    BISAC V2.8: LAW051000
    BIC subject category V2: LAFC
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC21: 340.57
    BISAC V2.8: LAW018000
    Thema V1.0: LND, LAFC
    Edition
    2
    Edition statement
    Enlarged ed.
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    30 November 2006
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge
    Table of contents
    Lecture I; Lecture II; Lecture III; Lecture IV; Lecture V; Lecture VI; Lecture VII; Select writs.