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A History of Law in Europe: From the Early Middle Ages to by Antonio Padoa-Schioppa

By Antonio Padoa-Schioppa

With its roots in old Greece, Roman legislations and Christianity, eu felony historical past is the heritage of a standard civilisation. The alternate of legislative versions, doctrines and customs inside of Europe incorporated English universal legislations and has been large from the early heart a while to the current time. during this seminal paintings which spans from the 5th to the 20 th century, Antonio Padoa-Schioppa explores how legislations used to be dropped at lifestyles within the six major stages of eu felony heritage. by means of analysing a range of the associations of personal and public legislations that are such a lot consultant of every part and of every state, he additionally sheds mild at the universal gains in the course of the background of ecu criminal tradition. Translated in English for the 1st time, this new version has been revised to incorporate the hot advancements of the ecu Union and the legal-historical works of the final decade.

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