Law and power in the Middle East
proceedings of the Fourth Carlsberg Academy Conference on Medieval Legal History 2007
- ISBN: 9788757418842
- Editorial: Djof Publishing Co.
- Fecha de la edición: 2008
- Lugar de la edición: Copenhage. Dinamarca
- Encuadernación: Rústica
- Medidas: 23 cm
- Nº Pág.: 280
- Idiomas: Inglés
This volume, the fourth in the series, contains the proceedings from the conference Law and Power in the Middle Ages and covers a wide range of topics from individual and local case studies to broader reflections the relationship between law and power, secular as well as ecclesiastical, in medieval European societies. Combining the approaches of several historical disciplines - political, social, intellectual, and legal - an international group of eminent scholars offer their views on central aspects of the function of law in creating and maintaining social order. Students and scholars of European legal culture and of medieval history in general should find this collection of essays a useful contribution to the continuing discussion about the development of European law, legal principles and notions of justice.