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Leibniz: A Contribution to the Archaeology of Power

Leibniz: A Contribution to the Archaeology of Power

Stephen Connelly

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474418065
eISBN:
9781474495738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474418065.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The concept of power has been a major feature of natural law theories. It evolved over the course of several centuries and was arguably the defining notion in both Hobbes’ and Spinoza’s doctrines of ... More

The Play of Law in Modern British Theatre

The Play of Law in Modern British Theatre

Ian Ward

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474450140
eISBN:
9781474495707
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450140.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The Play of Law in Modern British Theatre investigates the place and purpose of law in a range of modern dramatic settings and writings. Each chapter, which focusses on a particular area of law and ... More

Sensing Justice through Contemporary Spanish CinemaAesthetics, Politics, Law

Sensing Justice through Contemporary Spanish Cinema: Aesthetics, Politics, Law

Mónica López Lerma

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474442046
eISBN:
9781474495691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442046.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Sensing Justice through Contemporary Spanish Cinema examines the aesthetic frames that mediate the sensory perception and signification of law and justice in the context of 21st-century Spain. What ... More

A History of Scottish Child Protection Law

A History of Scottish Child Protection Law

Kenneth McK. Norrie

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474444170
eISBN:
9781474490740
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474444170.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This book explores the development of Scottish child protection law from its earliest days in the poor law, tracing the changing assumptions that underlay child protection processes, and the radical ... More

Roman Law before the Twelve TablesAn Interdisciplinary Approach

Roman Law before the Twelve Tables: An Interdisciplinary Approach

Sinclair W. Bell and Paul J. du Plessis (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474443968
eISBN:
9781474480635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474443968.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Bringing together a team of international experts from different subject areas – including law, history, archaeology and anthropology – this book re-evaluates the traditional narratives surrounding ... More

Imagined StatesLaw and Literature in Nigeria, 1900-66

Imagined States: Law and Literature in Nigeria, 1900-66

Katherine Isobel Baxter

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474420839
eISBN:
9781474476478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420839.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Imagined States examines the significance of the law in colonial and postcolonial fiction from and about Nigeria between 1900 and 1966. The book argues that in the discrete period of the final ... More

The Birth of Nomos

The Birth of Nomos

Thanos Zartaloudis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474442008
eISBN:
9781474459808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442008.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The Birth of Nomos delves into the history of the fundamental ancient Greek word nomos (and its family and other related words) to extensively examine the varied co-existent uses of the terms from ... More

Schreber's LawJurisprudence and Judgment in Transition

Schreber's Law: Jurisprudence and Judgment in Transition

Peter Goodrich

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474426565
eISBN:
9781474453714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474426565.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Daniel Paul Schreber, a senior German Judge at the end of the 19th century, author of Memoirs of My Nervous Illness, wanted to become a woman. Diagnosed by Freud, without ever meeting this patient, ... More

Cicero's LawRethinking Roman Law of the Late Republic

Cicero's Law: Rethinking Roman Law of the Late Republic

Paul J. du Plessis (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474408820
eISBN:
9781474426763
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408820.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Why did Roman prosecutors typically accuse the defendant of multiple crimina, when in most standing criminal courts the punishment imposed on a guilty defendant was the same (typically “capital,” ... More

Enlightenment, Legal Education, and CritiqueSelected Essays on the History of Scots Law, Volume 2

Enlightenment, Legal Education, and Critique: Selected Essays on the History of Scots Law, Volume 2

John W. Cairns

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748682133
eISBN:
9781474415972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682133.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This is the second volume in a collection of the most influential essays on legal history from the career of Professor John W. Cairns. The book deals with broad themes in legal history, such as the ... More

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