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Law and Politics in Middle Ages : Sources of History: Studies in the Uses of Historical Evidence - Walter Ullmann

Law and Politics in Middle Ages

Sources of History: Studies in the Uses of Historical Evidence

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Published: 27th December 1976
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The purpose of this book is to put before the student of politics and the general reader an overall conspectus of the sources from which political ideas took their origin. The author, who is an acknowledged international authority on the subject and who over many years of intensive research has acquired an intimate familiarity with the material, makes his specialised knowledge available to the non-specialist. The book traverses ground that is virtually uncultivated, and it does so in an exciting way - by taking the reader into the chanceries of governments, of public organs and functionaries, and into the lecture halls of the great scholars in the universities. It shows upon what presuppositions publicists, litterateurs, government advisers, scholars and learned writers have proceeded to arrive at their political views. This variegated mass of material is here comprehensively presented.

Introduction
The Roman Law
The Scholarship of Roman Law
The Canon Law
The Scholarship of Canon Law
Non-Roman Secular Law
Governmental Doctrines in Literary Sources
The New Science of Politics
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ISBN: 9780521291576
ISBN-10: 0521291577
Series: Sources of History: Studies in the Uses of Historical Evidence
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 324
Published: 27th December 1976
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 20.96 x 13.34  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.39