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Studies in history and jurisprudence
Bryce, James Bryce, Viscount, 1838-1922.
Publication Information:
Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1901.
Physical Description:
2 volumes ; 23 cm
General Note:
"None of these studies have previously appeared in print except two, viz. those relating to the United States (in Johns Hopkins university studies in historical and political science, 5th series, no. 9) and to the two Dutch republics (in the Forum, April, 1896) and both of these have been enlarged and revised. Some studies were (in substance) delivered as public lectures at Oxford during the years 1870-1893."--Pref.
v. 1. The Roman empire and the British empire in India. The extension of Roman and English law throughout the world. Flexible and rigid constitutions. The action of centripetal and centrifugal forces on political constitutions. Primitive Iceland. The Constitution of the United States as seen in the past. Two South African constitutions. The constitution of the commonwealth of Australia.--v. 2. Obedience. The nature of sovereignty. The law of nature. The methods of legal science. The relations of law and religion. Methods of law-making in Rome andin England. The history of legal development at Rome and in England. Marriage and divorce in Roman and in English law. Inaugural lecture. Valedictory lecture. Index.
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