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Call # K160 .L397 2003
Title The law's beginnings / edited by F.J.M. Feldbrugge
Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, c2003
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Descript. x, 289 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Law -- History
Law, Ancient
Law, Medieval
Law, Oriental
Alt Author Feldbrugge, F. J. M. (Ferdinand Joseph Maria), 1933-
OCLC # 53967203
Table of Contents
 Foreword / F. Feldbrugge 
 Incipient Law. Aspects of Legal Philosophy / P. Cliteur1
 Early Law in India / D. Kolff11
 Justice and Written Laws in the Formation of the Polis / E. van der Vliet23
 An Aspect of Archaic Roman Law: Auctoritas tutoris / B. Sirks45
 An Emerging Legal System in an Embryonic State. The Case of Early Medieval Ireland / D. Edel59
 The Lex Frisionum. The Genesis of a Legalized Life / N. Algra77
 The Earliest Law of Russia and its Sources / F. Feldbrugge93
 Glimpses of Indo-European Law / S. Zimmer115
 Before Hammurabi of Babylon. Law and the Laws in Early Mesopotamia / K. Veenhof137
 Aspects of Law and Order in Early State Societies / H. Claessen161
 A New Beginning of Law among Indigenous Peoples. Observations by a Legal Anthropologist / A. Hoekema181
 Law's Beginning / W. Witteveen221
 Law's Beginnings. Some Concluding Observations / F. Feldbrugge255