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Jurists Uprooted: German-Speaking Emigré Lawyers in Twentieth Century Britain

Jack Beatson and Reinhard Zimmermann

Abstract

Recent years have seen a growing body of literature on the contribution of scientists, historians, and literary and artistic figures who were forced to leave Germany and Austria after Adolf Hitler came to power. This book is the first study of the important contribution of refugee and émigré legal scholars to the development of English law. Those considered in the book are: Ernst Joseph Cohn, David Daube, Rudolf Graupner, Max Grünhut, Hermann Kantorowicz, Otto Kahn-Freund, Hersch Lauterpacht, Gerhard Leibholz, Kurt Lipstein, Francis A. Mann, Hermann Mannheim, Lassa Oppenheim, Otto Prausnitz, F ... More

Keywords: émigré legal scholars, refugees, Adolf Hitler, lawyers, English law, international law, Roman law, comparative law, Germany

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2004 Print ISBN-13: 9780199270583
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270583.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jack Beatson, editor
One of Her Majesty's Judges of the Queen's Bench Division of the High Court, formerly Rouse Ball Professor of English Law, University of Cambridge, and Honorary Fellow of Merton College, Oxford

Reinhard Zimmermann, editor
Director of the Max Planck Institute of Comparative Private Law and Private International Law, Hamburg, and Professor of Private Law, Roman Law, and Comparative Legal History at the University of Regensburg