Journals Higher Education



Published: 17 May 2001

288 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719054945

Bookseller Code (06)


Medieval law in context

The growth of legal consciousness from Magna Carta to the Peasants' Revolt

Anthony Musson

Published by Manchester University Press

Manchester Medieval Studies MUP

  • Examines how medieval people at all social levels thought about law, justice and politics, as well as their role in society
  • Provides a clear, structured view of judicial developments and experience of litigation in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries
  • Offers a new perspective on both law and politics by focusing on the medium of legal consciousness and legal culture Makes the specialised area of law accessible for the general reader interested in the medieval period

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