Disputes and Settlements
Law and Human Relations in the West
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Disputes and Settlements by John Bossy
Book DescriptionThis collection of essays by British, American and French scholars uses the records of the law in Western Europe from the fall of Rome to the nineteenth century in an attempt to outline a social history of the West considered as a history of human relations. The primary themes are dispute, arbitration and conjugal relations; the primary influences considered are feud, Christianity and the state. The contributions are discussed overall by an anthropologist lawyer, Simon Roberts, who writes an anthropological introduction, and by the editor in a short historical postscript. The aim has been to strike a new note in social history by attending more closely to actual people and their actual relations; by drawing on the resources of anthropology, legal history, the history of religious feelings and institutions, and of states, to illuminate their behaviour; and by combining the efforts of scholars representing a diversity of intellectual traditions and a long perspective of human experience.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521534451
(216mm x 138mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 30-Jan-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author John Bossy
Under the Molehill, Paperback (July 2002)
In the 16th century, Elizabethan London was uneasy: would France side with Protestant England or with Catholic Europe? This volume describes the espionage operation that was devised to find the answer, and speculates on the identity of the mole in the French ambassador's household.
Giordano Bruno and the Embassy Affair, Paperback (July 2002)
Delving into a netherworld of treachery and intrigue in Elizabethan London, John Bossy attempts to solve a centuries-old mystery: who was "Fagot", the spy working within the French embassy in London to subvert Catholic attempts to overthrow Queen Elizabeth and her government?
Peace in the Post-Reformation, Paperback (November 1998)
Sketches the 'moral tradition' of human peace-making in four western European countries between the Reformation and the eighteenth century.
Christianity in the West 1400-1700, Paperback (May 1985)» View all books by John Bossy
A study not of the institution of the Church but of Christianity itself, this book explores the Christian people, their beliefs, and their way of life, providing a new understanding of Western Christianity at the time of the Reformation.
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