Law and Custom in Korea: Comparative Legal History

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This book sets forth the evolution of Korea's law and legal system from the Choson dynasty through the colonial and postcolonial modern periods. This is the first book in English that comprehensively studies Korean legal history in comparison with European legal history, with particular emphasis on customary law. Korea's passage to Romano-German civil law under Japanese rule marked a drastic departure from its indigenous legal tradition. The transplantation of modern civil law in Korea was facilitated by Japanese colonial ...

Law and Custom in Korea: Comparative Legal History 2014, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107660335

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Law and Custom in Korea: Comparative Legal History 2012, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107006973

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