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Description - Lawyers and Vampires by David Sugarman

This text addresses the cultural history of the legal profession. An international team of scholars canvasses wide-ranging issues concerning the culture of the legal profession and the wider cultural significance of lawyers, including consideration of the relation to cultural processes of state formation and colonization. The essays describe and analyse significant aspects of the cultural history of the legal profession in England, Canada, Australia, France, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Switzerland, Norway and Finland. The book seeks to understand the complex ways in which lawyers were imaginatively and institutionally constructed, and their larger cultural significance. It illustrates both the diversity and the potential of a cultural approach to lawyers in history.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781841133126
ISBN-10: 1841133124
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 32mm)
Pages: 410
Imprint: Hart Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - David Sugarman

David Sugarman is Professor of Law and Director of the Law in History Programme at Lancaster University. Wesley Pue is Nemetz Professor of Legal History, Faculty of Law, University of British Columbia.

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