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Published: 26 March 2019

704 Pages


ISBN: 9780198812616

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Introduction to English Legal History

Fifth Edition

John Baker

  • The most authoritative introduction to the history of the English common law
  • A companion volume to Baker and Milsom's Sources of English Legal History
  • Traces the development of the principal features of English legal institutions and doctrines

New to this Edition:

  • Comprehensively revised and updated in light of recent scholarship
  • Takes into account new discoveries and interpretations of sources, and also the new material in the second edition of Baker and Milsom's, Sources of English Legal History
  • Includes more references to the development of public law and the impact of Magna Carta