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Published: 08 October 2020

828 Pages


ISBN: 9780198850397

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Comparative Succession Law

Volume III: Mandatory Family Protection

Edited by Kenneth G C Reid, Marius J de Waal, and Reinhard Zimmermann

  • Provides a chapter-by-chapter account of disinheritance law in representative European countries as well as the USA, Canada, Latin America, China, South Africa, Australia, and New Zealand
  • Gives a full account of the historical background to family protection through five chapters on legal history, including on Roman law and on the development of the law within the civil and common law traditions
  • Compares the Western legal tradition to the very different legal traditions of Communist China and of Islamic countries

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