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The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XIII: 1820–1914 Fields of Development

William Cornish, J Stuart Anderson, Ray Cocks, Michael Lobban, Patrick Polden, and Keith Smith

Abstract

The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XIII 1820-1914 Fields of Development is one of three volumes devoted to that period of relative peace across Europe running from the defeat of Napoleon to the terrible war against the two Kaisers. Volume XIII takes up five subject areas — some primarily public in orientation, some private, some increasingly mixed — where, between 1820 and 1914, any original clay was substantially remoulded. The volume covers the criminal law and its techniques of detection, prosecution, and punishment; provisions for social aid in accordance with t ... More

Keywords: English law, legal history, criminal law, social aid, family law, labour law

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780199239757
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239757.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

William Cornish, author
Herchel Smith Professor of Intellectual Property Law, University of Cambridge

J Stuart Anderson, author
Professor in the Faculty of Law at the University of Otago

Ray Cocks, author
Professor of Law at the University of Keele

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Contents

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Part One CRIMINAL LAW

Part Two STATUTES, SOCIAL REFORM, AND CONTROL

Part Three LABOUR LAW

Part Four LAW OF PERSONS: FAMILY AND OTHER RELATIONSHIPS

Part Five PERSONALITY RIGHTS AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY