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Law 2013 - Cambridge University Press India

38 Law and economics / Legal historya mixture of different competingorganizations all lobbied by groupswith very different goals. Privacy; freespeech; intellectual property – all ofthese interests are fighting over howthe internet will be governed – andwho will be allowed to speak to whomabout what. This book lays out thedifferent organizations, issues, andcompeting interests and is essentialreading for anyone who wants tocome to grips with what will likely bethe key issue in the first half [of] thetwenty-first century.’David K. Levine, John H. Biggs DistinguishedProfessor, Washington University, St Louis2012 228 x 152 mm 462pp 2 b/w illus.978-1-107-01342-1 Hardback £75.00eBook availablewww.cambridge.org/9781107013421Legal historyCollected Papers onEnglish Legal HistoryJohn BakerUniversity of CambridgeOver the last forty years, Sir John Bakerhas written on most aspects of Englishlegal history, and this collection of hiswritings includes many papers thathave been widely cited. Providingpoints of reference and foundationsfor further research, the papers coverthe legal profession, the inns of courtand chancery, legal education, legalinstitutions, legal literature, legalantiquities, public law and individualliberty, criminal justice, private law(including contract, tort and restitution)and legal history in general. Anintroduction traces the development ofsome of the research represented bythe papers, and cross-references andnew endnotes have been added. A fullbibliography of the author’s works isalso included.2013 228 x 152 mm 1900pp 50 b/w illus.978-1-107-02043-6 3 Volume Setc. £250.00Publication September 2013www.cambridge.org/9781107020436The Life of ThomasE. ScruttonDavid FoxtonEssex Court Chambers, LondonKarl Llewellyn described ThomasScrutton as ‘the greatest Englishspeakingcommercial judge of acentury’. He played a key role in anumber of politically sensitive courtcases from the Great War to the 1930s.This biography draws on unpublishedsources to evaluate his contribution ascounsel, campaigner and judge.2013 228 x 152 mm 325pp978-1-107-03258-3 Hardback c. £65.00Publication March 2013www.cambridge.org/9781107032583Law and Customin KoreaComparative Legal HistoryMarie Seong-Hak KimSt Cloud State University, MinnesotaThis is the first book in English thatcovers the evolution of Korean lawand custom comprehensively from theChoson dynasty through the colonialand postcolonial modern periods. Inparticular, this book discusses in detaillegal developments under Japanesecolonial rule that formed the foundationof the modern Korean legal system, andthus presents new interpretations ofcolonial history.2012 234 x 156 mm 360pp5 b/w illus. 2 tables978-1-107-00697-3 Hardback £60.00eBook availablewww.cambridge.org/9781107006973Law’s HistoryAmerican Legal Thought and theTransatlantic Turn to HistoryDavid M. RabbanUniversity of Texas, AustinThis is a study of the central role ofhistory in late nineteenth-centuryAmerican legal thought. Unprecedentedin its coverage and its innovativeconclusions about major Americanlegal thinkers from the Civil War to thepresent, the book combines transatlanticintellectual history, legal history, thehistory of legal thought, historiography,jurisprudence, constitutional theory andthe history of higher education.‘This is a pioneering study ofAmerican historical jurisprudencein the late nineteenth century. Itis comprehensive, meticulous, anddeeply learned. It is cosmopolitan,placing the Americans amongtheir European predecessors andcounterparts. And it is eye-opening:the standard picture of this era’s legalscholars as political reactionaries andabstract deductive ‘formalists’ cannotpossibly survive this splendid andimportant book.’Robert W. Gordon, Stanford Law SchoolCambridge Historical Studies in AmericanLaw and Society2012 234 x 156 mm 568pp 21 b/w illus.978-0-521-76191-8 Hardback c. £65.00www.cambridge.org/9780521761918The Governmentof Social Life inColonial IndiaLiberalism, Religious Law, andWomen’s RightsRachel SturmanBowdoin College, MaineAn important new study which analysesthe system of personal law in colonialIndia, showing how it encouragedgender equality and a better relationshipbetween state and society. By focusingon Hindu law, this illuminating bookchallenges existing scholarship,showing how – far from being basedon traditional values – Hindu law wasdeveloped around ideas of liberalism.Cambridge Studies in Indian History andSociety2012 228 x 152 mm 310pp1 b/w illus. 1 map978-1-107-01037-6 Hardback £60.00eBook availablewww.cambridge.org/9781107010376Race, Religion andLaw in Colonial IndiaTrials of an Interracial FamilyChandra MallampalliWestmont CollegeThrough a landmark court case in midnineteenthcentury colonial India, thisbook investigates hierarchy and racialdifference.Cambridge Studies in Indian History andSociety, 192012 228 x 152 mm 286pp6 b/w illus. 3 maps978-1-107-01261-5 Hardback £60.00eBook availablewww.cambridge.org/9781107012615Edward I and theGovernance ofEngland, 1272–1307Caroline BurtUniversity of CambridgeAn important exploration of thereign of Edward I – one of England’smost lionised, feared and successfulmonarchs. Through three detailed casestudies, Caroline Burt explores how hisgovernance was reflected at a local leveland re-evaluates his motivations and@legal_editions

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