Customer Reviews

1
5.0 out of 5 stars
5 star
1
4 star
0
3 star
0
2 star
0
1 star
0
A Short History of Western Legal Theory
Format: PaperbackChange
Price:$68.62 + Free shipping with Amazon Prime

Your rating(Clear)Rate this item
Share your thoughts with other customers

There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Please try again later.

16 of 17 people found the following review helpful
on April 12, 1999
This is a fabulous book. It begins with early concepts from ancient Greece, lays out the fundamental differences between "natural law" and "the law of the real world," then extends the history of legalistic ideas through the Roman epoc, middle ages, etc. The book identifies the bases of difference between the legal systems of the west and those of communist states, e.g., common law and code law vs. Marxist law. It fully describes the influence of Christianity on western legal thinking. There are "plots" and "sub-plots" in this book that are absolutely fascinating. Finally, it is deliciously written; for those who truely appreciate the english language.
0CommentWas this review helpful to you?YesNoSending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
     
 
Customers who viewed this also viewed
A History of American Law: Third Edition
A History of American Law: Third Edition by Lawrence Meir Friedman (Paperback - April 1, 2005)
$23.01

The Rule of Law
The Rule of Law by T. H. Bingham (Paperback - February 1, 2011)
$9.99

A Concise History of the Common Law
A Concise History of the Common Law by Theodore Plucknett (Paperback - December 31, 2010)
$14.50
 
     

Send us feedback

How can we make Amazon Customer Reviews better for you?
Let us know here.

Your Recently Viewed Items and Featured Recommendations 
 

After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in.