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Published: 17 December 2011

500 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199696802

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Comparative Succession Law

Volume I: Testamentary Formalities

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

  • The first volume in a landmark research project examining the principles of succession law in comparative perspective
  • Provides a jurisdiction by jurisdiction analysis of testamentary formalities, including Islamic Law, Latin America, South Africa, Australia, England, the United States, and Germany
  • Chapters on testamentary formalities in Roman Law and Early Modern Europe aid comprehension of the historical background
  • Creates an analytical framework for understanding the subject by drawing together the development of the law in different countries at different periods

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