This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ... INDEX. aCTIONS ACTIONS, law of, place assigned to it by Roman Jurists, 388, 389 Adams, II. C, his ' Historical Studies' ...
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ... INDEX. aCTIONS ACTIONS, law of, place assigned to it by Roman Jurists, 388, 389 Adams, II. C, his ' Historical Studies' referred to, Note A, 330 Adoption, practice and importance of at Rome and Athens, 96, 97; its survival as an institution on the Con-tinent, 96; practice of among Hin-dus and in India generally, 97, 154; Roman usage of referred to, 198 Aged men among Hindus, withdrawal of into 'religion, ' 21, 22; status of, 22 et seq. Agnatic kindred, 238, 239 Agnation, system of, among Romans referred to, 198; among words re-ferred to, Note A, 283 Alice in Wonderland' referred to, 35 Allod, the, meaning and description of, 338 et seq.; its difference from the feud, 341, 342; how it passed into the feud, 343 et seq. Amatongo, the, worship of referred to, 54 Ancestor-worship, incumbent upon heirs in most early communities, 53; theory of its origin, 67-70; subsequent to recognition of Paternity, 75, 76; its tendency to dissolve the family, 77; its connection with Inheritance, 53, 78, 79; intense desire fr male off-spring created by, 85; among Chi-nese, described, 60 et seq.; expense of, 61; honours not originally paid to women, 72, 73; in reference to fu-neral rites, 80; intense desire for male offspring created by, 86; among Christians and Mahommedans merely accidental, 59; its relation to Con-fucianism and Buddhism, 63, 64 aNCESTOR among Greeks compared with Hindu worship, 57, 58; among Hebrews re-ferred to, 58; among Hindus, sense in which it is to be regarded, 53; proximity in time essential to, 54; reverence paid to remote ancestors later in point of time, 54; its ela-borate liturgy and ritual, 55; law of Inheritance dependent upon, 55; as it affects daily life, 56; distinction between general and daily worship, 57, 64; under name of...
New. Hardcover reprint of the original 1891 edition-beautifully bound in brown cloth covers featuring titles stamped in gold, 8vo-6x9". No adjustments have been made to the original text, giving readers the full antiquarian experience. For quality purposes, all text and images are printed as black and white. This item is printed on demand. Book Information: Dissertations On Early Law And Custom. Maine, Henry Sumner, Sir. Indiana: Repressed Publishing LLC, 2012. Original Publishing: Dissertations On Early Law And Custom. Maine, Henry Sumner, Sir. London: John Murray, 1891. Subject: Law.
Very Good. Cloth hardbound with gilt title at spine, 402 pp., Very Good ex-library copy with usual marks (bookplate, stamps, label on spine), some soil/discoloration to the covers and to some pages of the text, wear/loss to some page-edges, rubbing and wear to the tips and edges of the cover including fraying/loss to the spine-ends, no dust jacket.
Good. Octavo. Hardcover Cloth. 1883. Ex-Library with the usual treatments. Text in English 402 pp. Classic int he literature of legal history. Bound in original publisher's wrap. Cover shows a moderate amount of wear. Spine heavily toned. Front hinge cracked. Interior have light scattered foxing throughout. Binding sound. Offered by the Antiquarian, Rare, and Collectible department of Better World Books. Your purchase benefits global literacy programs. 100% satisfaction guaranteed.
1883. (Hardcover) Good to very good, no dust jacket. 402pp. Notes, index. The inner hinges are cracked, the spine is worn at the top and bottom and has a snag near the center, the corners are rubbed and the cover is lightly shelf worn. Identified on cover as: Henry Sumner Maine (Early Law and Custom). Locale: ; . (Law, Feudalism, Property, Religion, Royalty, Salic Law)
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