Early English Legal Literature by T. F. T. PlucknettEarly English Legal Literature by T. F. T. Plucknett

Early English Legal Literature

byT. F. T. Plucknett

Paperback | July 16, 2009

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The six chapters of this book were originally delivered as lectures at the University of Cambridge. They were commissioned in commemoration of the hundredth anniversary of the birth of Frederic William Maitland (1850-1906). With the exception of the first chapter, the lectures in this volume were printed for the first time in 1958 with the help of the Selden Society. It is this edition which is reproduced here. In his preface, T. F. T. Plucknett observes that the theme of his lectures was 'to learn from Maitland's writings, not merely the results he acquired but the method and inspiration of his work'. This revival hopes to allow a new generation of scholars and enthusiasts to discover Maitland's influential legacy.
Title:Early English Legal LiteratureFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:132 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.31 inShipping dimensions:8.5 × 5.51 × 0.31 inPublished:July 16, 2009Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521116686

ISBN - 13:9780521116688

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Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Maitland's view of law and history; 2. The early literature of English law; 3. Bracton and his work; 4. Bractonian problems; 5. Fresh beginnings; 6. Cases and year books; Index.