A significant introduction to the study of comparative law and a notable scholarly work, "Major Legal Systems in the World Today" analyzes the general characteristics which lie behind the development of the four principal legal systems of the world: the Civil law, the Common law, the Socialist law (primarily Soviet), and those based on religious or philosophical principles (Muslim, Hindu, Chinese, Japanese, and African). Providing unique insights into the spirt of each "legal family, " the book presents a total view of the historical foundation and the sources and structure of the law in each system.
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Professor David's Les Grands Systems de Droit Contemporains is acknowledged as a classic in the literature on comparative law. It provides a discursive account of contemporary families of law, analysing their history, development and present day structure.Language Notes:
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Book Description Free Press, 1978. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Good. No dust jacket. Ex library copy. Moderate wear. Typical library, stampings, markings, stickers etc (W1) A very small chip is on the spine. Text in English, French. 584 p. Audience: General/trade. null. Bookseller Inventory # Alibris.0053085
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