Review from previous edition: "the book that needed to be written" --American Journal of Comparative Law
"an effective antidote to the clash of civilizations" --Recht und Verfassung Ubersee
"Illuminating and ground breaking work" --Stellenbosch Law Review
"Glenn has succeeded magnificently" --Cambridge Law Journal
"An opus extra ordinem" --European Review of Private Law
"sheer academic brilliance" --Maastricht Journal of European and Comparative Law
About the Author
H. Patrick Glenn
is the Peter M. Laing Professor of Law, Faculty of Law and a Member of the International Academy of Comparative Law. Professor Glenn teaches and has research interests in the areas of comparative law, private international law, civil procedure and the legal professions. The first edition of Legal Traditions of the World
(Oxford University Press, 2000) received the Grand Prize of the International Academy of Comparative Law.
He is a former Director of the Institute of Comparative Law, McGill University, and in that capacity worked on projects on the reform of the Russian Civil Code and judicial education in China. He is a member of the Royal Society of Canada and the International Academy of Comparative Law and has been a Bora Laskin National Fellow in Human Rights Law, a Killam Research Fellow, and a Visiting Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford.