Commentaries on the Laws of England, Volume 1: A Facsimile of the First Edition of 1765-1769

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Sir William Blackstone's "Commentaries on the Laws of England" (1765-1769) stands as the first great effort to reduce the English common law to a unified and rational system. Blackstone demonstrated that the English law as a system of justice was comparable to Roman law and the civil law of the Continent. Clearly and elegantly written, the work achieved immediate reknown and exerted a powerful influence on legal education in England and in America which was to last into the late nineteenth centure. The book is regarded not ...

Commentaries on the Laws of England, Volume 1: A Facsimile of the First Edition of 1765-1769 1979, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226055381

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