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If I'm going to pay $20 for an ebook published by Harvard University Press, the editing better be impeccable. Read more
It is not often a book appears that forces the reader to change or challenge long held historic concepts and narratives. Read morePublished 22 months ago by John
Berman states that western culture, especially the freedoms that the rest of the world did not develop, comes from the two competing institutions, the King vs the Pope. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Clay Garner
This is a book of revolutionary importance to understanding European history: enormous in scope & documentation both. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Peter the Bandit
I was the research assistant to Professor Berman at the Harvard Law School while he was engaged in drafting the first volume of "Law and Revolution", over thirty years ago. Read morePublished on September 1, 2013 by BuckerooBanzai
As a journalism student, I found it quite easy to follow the history of our legal system specially because Berman includes a whole bunch of references, is very well informed, and... Read morePublished on February 13, 2011 by Luis Barrueto
This is a very long review. I did not originally intend to write such a long review but it kind of got away from me. Read morePublished on January 16, 2011 by Brian C.
Prof. Berman wrote a comprehensive book about a forgotten historical topic. LAW AND REVOLUTION is precise explantion of the gradual developement of carefully crafted legal... Read morePublished on December 20, 2005 by James E. Egolf