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A Historian's Perspective on the Present Volume

Hannah Skoda

in Legalism

Published in print August 2012 | ISBN: 9780199664269
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191744686 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664269.003.0002
A Historian's Perspective on the Present Volume

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The purpose of this volume is to generate insights, or more importantly, to provoke discussion, regarding the roles and representations of legalism in a variety of historically specific contexts. This chapter begins with an overview of the subsequent chapters. It then discusses law, facts, and institutions; law and literacy; law and the state; law, power, and community; and law, morality, and freedom.

Keywords: law; history; state; literacy; power; community; morality; freedom

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Subjects: Comparative Law ; History of Law

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