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Maine, Dissertations on Early Law and Custom, 1883
Dissertations on Early Law and Custom Chiefly Selected from Lectures Delivered at Oxford. By Sir Henry Sumner Maine. Published by John Murray (London
1883). 7 + 402 p. The Preface describes the contents of this volume as “[t]wo courses of lectures, delivered by the Author while he [held] the Corpus
Professorship of Jurisprudence in the University of Oxford [and previously] published with the titles ‘Village-Communities in the East and West,’ and
‘The Early History of Institutions.’” There are eleven essays, including The Sacred Law of the Hindus, Ancestor-worship and Inheritance, Theories of
Primitive Society, and The Decay of Feudal Property in France and England; and an Index.
Title:   Dissertations on early law and custom : chiefly selected from lectures delivered at Oxford / by Sir Henry Sumner Maine, K.C.S.I., LL. D., F.R.S., author of "Ancient law", "Village-communities in the East and West", etc.
OCLC Number:   958648499
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