Law and History
Now, to help researchers and students navigate and make better sense of an overabundance of scholarship, Routledge announces a new collection in its Critical Concepts in Law series. Edited by two leading academics, Law and History provides an authoritative `mini library' which explores the development of legal history as an area of study by bringing together major works on the `textual' legal history of English law alongside cutting-edge `contextual' legal history.
Volume I, entitled `Historiography', explores the relationship between law and history and the development of legal history. The second and third volumes ('Public Law'and 'Land Law' ) explicate law's historical development, while the collection's final volume, `Law of Obligations', underscores the interaction between legal and social and political change.
With a full index, and thoughtful introductions, newly written by the learned editors, Law and History is sure to be welcomed as a vital and enduring reference and pedagogical resource.
- Mixed media product | 1490 pages
- 159 x 235 x 101.6mm | 3,393g
- 23 Nov 2016
- Taylor & Francis Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
- 17 Illustrations, black and white
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Table of contents
Volume 1: Historiography
Norman Doe and Russell Sandberg, `Textual and Contextual Legal History'.
J Phillips, `Why Legal History Matters' (2010) 41 Victoria University of Wellington Law Review 293-316.
DIbbetson, `What is Legal History a History of' in A Lewis and M Lobban (ed), Law and History (Oxford University Press, 2004) 33-40.
M Lobban, `Sociology, History and the "Internal" Study of Law' in R Nobles and D Schiff (eds) Law, Society and Community: Socio-Legal Essays in Honour of Roger Cotterrell (Ashgate, 2014) 39-60
R M Jarvis, P G Coleman and G L Richmond, `Contextual Thinking: Why Law Students (and Lawyers) Need to Know History' (1995-1996) 42 Wayne Law Review 1603-1615.
DIbbetson, `The Challenges of Comparative Legal History' (2013) 1 (1) Comparative Legal History 1-11
K J M Smith and J P S McLaren `History's Living Legacy: An Outline of "Modern" Historiography of the Common Law' (2001) 21 Legal Studies 251-324.
M Lobban, `The Varieties of Legal History' (2012) 5 Clio Themis 1-29.
R W Gordon, `Critical Legal Histories' (1984) 36 Stanford Law Review 57-125.
D Sugarman and G R Rubin, `Towards a New History of Law and Material Society in England 1750-1914' in G R Rubin and D Sugarman, (eds) Law, Economy & Society (Professional Books, 1984) 1-123 (+ notes i to ixiii)
Z Tamanaha, `The Unrecognized Triumph of Historical Jurisprudence' (2013) 91 Texas Law Review 615-632.
Volume 2: Public Law
P Wormald, `Maitland and Anglo-Saxon Law: Beyond Doomsday Book' in J Hudson, (ed) The History of English Law: Centenary Essays on `Pollock and Maitland' (Oxford University Press, 1996)1-20.
J H Baker, `The Changing Concept of a Court' in J H Baker, The Legal Profession and the Common Law (Hambledon Press, 1986) 153-169.
R V Turner, `The Origins of Common Pleas and the King's Bench' (1977) 21 American Journal of Legal History 238-254.
T S Haskett, `The Medieval English Court of Chancery' (1996) 14 Law & History Review 245-313.
C Morris, `William I and the Church Courts' (1967) English Historical Review 449-463.
J H Baker, `Magna Carta and Personal Liberty' in R Griffith-Jones and M Hill (ed) Magna Carta, Religion and the Rule of Law (Cambridge University Press, 2015) 81-108.
J H Baker, `English Law and the Renaissance' (1985) 44(1) Cambridge Law Journal 46-61.
N Doe, `The Positivist Thesis in 15th Century Legal Theory and Practice' (1990) 11 Journal of Legal History 29-39.
D J Seipp, `The Reception of Canon Law and Civil Law in the Common Law Courts before 1660'(1993) 13 (3) Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 388-420.
J Guy, `The Origins of the Petition of Right Reconsidered' (1982) 25 2 Historical Journal 289-312.
G W Cox, `Was the Glorious Revolution a Constitutional Watershed? (2012) 72 (3) Journal of Economic History 567-600.
W Prest, `Law Reform in the Eighteenth Century' in P Birks (ed), The Life of the Law(Hambledon Press, 1993) 113-123.
H W Arthurs, `Special Courts, Special Law: Legal Pluralism in Nineteenth Century England' in G R Rubin and D Sugarman (eds), Law, Economy & Society (Professional Books, 1984) 380-411 (+ i to xiii)
J W F Allison, `History to Understand, and History to Reform, English Public Law', (2013) 72 (3) Cambridge Law Journal 526-557
Volume 3: Land Law
R V Turner, `Henry II's Aims in Reforming England's Land Law: Feudal or Royalist' in E B King and S J Ridyard, Law in Medieval Life and Thought (Sewanee Medieval Studies, 1990) 121-135, as reprinted in R V Turner, Judges, Administrators and the Common Law in Angevin England (Hambledon Press, 1994) 1-15.
T P Gallanis, `The Evolution of the Common Law' in T L Harris (ed) Studies in Canon Law and Common Law in Honor of R H Helmholz (The Robbins Collection, 2015) 61-82.
S E Thorne, `English Feudalism and Estates in Land' (1959) Cambridge Law Journal 193-209.
T G Watkin, `Feudal Theory, Social Needs and the Rise of the Heritable Fee' (1979) 10 Cambrian Law Review 39-62.
J W Cairns and G Mcleod, `Thomas Craig, Sir Martin Wright, and Sir William Blackstone: The English Discovery of Feudalism' (2000) 21 Journal of Legal History 54-66.
S F C Milsom, `Inheritance by Women in the Twelfth and Early Thirteenth Centuries' in M S Arnold, T A Green, S A Scully and S D White (eds) On the Laws and Customs of England: Essays in Honor of Samuel E Thorne (Univeristy of North Carolina Press, 1981) 60-89.
J L Barton, `The Rise of the Fee Simple' 92 (1976) Law Quarterly Review108-121.
AAvini, `The Origins of the Modern English Trust Revisited' (1996) 70 Tulane Law Review 1139-1163.
R H Helmholz, `The Early Enforcement of Uses' (1979) 79 Columbia Law Review 1503-1513.
J Guy, `The Development of Equitable Jurisdictions 1450-1550' in E W Ives and AH Manchester (eds) Law, Litigants and the Legal Profession (Royal Historical Society Studies in History Series no 36, 1983) 80-86, as reprinted in J Guy, Politics, Law and Counsel in Tudor and Early Stuart England (Ashgate, 2000).
N G Jones, `Tyrrel's Case (1557) and the Use upon a Use' (1993) 14 Journal of Legal History75-93.
A R Buck, `The Politics of Land Law in Tudor England 1529-1540' (1990) 11Journal of Legal History200-217.
E Spring, `Landowners, Lawyers, and Land Law Reform in Nineteenth Century England' (1977) 21(1) American Journal of Legal History 40-59.
N Doe and S Pulleyn, `The Durability of Maxims of Canon Law: From Regulae Iuristo Canonical Principles' in T L Harris (ed) Studies in Canon Law and Common Law in Honor of R H Helmholz (The Robbins Collection, 2015) 303-336
W S Holdsworth, `The Reform of the Land Law: An Historical Retrospect' (1926) 42 Law Quarterly Review 158-183.
Volume 4: Law of Obligations
J H Baker, `The History of the Common Law of Contract' (1977) 21(4) American Journal of Legal History 335-341, as reprinted in J H Baker, Collected Papers on English Legal History (Cambridge University Press, 2013) 1099-1106.
J Biancalana, `Actions of Covenant 1200-1300' (2002) 20 Legal History Review 1-57.
S F C Milsom, `Trespass From Henry III to Edward III: Part 1: General Writs' (1958) 74 Law Quarterly Review195-224.
S F C Milsom, `Trespass From Henry III to Edward III: Part 1: Part 2: Special Writs' (1958) 74 Law Quarterly Review 407-436.
S F C Milsom, `Trespass From Henry III to Edward III: Part 3: More Special Writs and Conclusions' (1958) 74 Law Quarterly Review 561-590.
S F C Milsom, `Not Doing is No Trespass: A View of the Boundaries of Case'  Cambridge Law Journal 105-117.
T G Watkin, `The Significance of "In Consimili Casu" (1979) 23 American Journal of Legal History 283-311.
M S Arnold, `Accident, Mistake, and Rules of Liability in the Fourteenth Century Law of Torts' (1979- 1980) 128 University of Pennsylvania Law Review 361-378.
J H Baker, `Origin of the Doctrine of "Consideration" in M S Arnold, T A Green, S A Scully and S D White (eds) On the Laws and Customs of England: Essays in Honor of Samuel E Thorne (University of North Carolina Press, 1981) 336-358.
D Ibbetson, `Sixteenth Century Contract Law: Slade's Case in Context' (1984) 4 Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 295-317.
S Waddams, `Equity in EnglishContractLaw: The Impact of the Judicature Acts (1873-75)' (2012) 33(2)Journal of Legal History185-208.
M J Horwitz, `The Historical Foundations of Modern Contract Law' (1974) 87 Harvard Law Review 917-956.
J H Baker, `The Common Law of Negligence 1500-1700'in J H Schrage (ed)Negligence: The Comparative History of the Law of Torts (Duncker & Humblot, 2001) 47-71,a s reprinted in J H Baker, Collected Papers on English Legal History (Cambridge University Press, 2013). 1335-1360.
K M. Teeven, A History of Legislative Reform of the Common Law of Contract' (1994-5) 26 University of Toledo Law Review 35-80.