A History of European Law

  • Paolo Grossi
  • February 2010, Wiley
  • DOI: 10.1002/9781444319248

What is it about?

This book explores the development of law in Europe from its medieval origins to the present day, charting the transformation from law rooted in the Church and local community towards a recognition of the centralised, secular authority of the state.

Why is it important?

Shows how these changes reflect the wider political, economic, and cultural developments within European history Demonstrates the diversity of traditions between European states and the possibilities and limitations in the search for common European values and goals

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