The History of Danish Law: Selected Articles and Bibliography

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DJF Publishing, 2011 - Law - 195 pages
This book contains a series of articles concerning Danish legal history. The subjects concentrate on legislation, courts, and legal thinking, from the Middle Ages to the 20th Century. Contents include: The Danes and Their Legal Heritage * How Nordic are the Old Nordic Laws? * The Birth of Danish Legal Science in the 16th and 17th Centuries * Crime and Courts in Early Modern Denmark and Norway * The Danish Code of 1683: An Early European Code in an International Context * The Danish Debate on Montesquieu: Holberg, Kofod Ancher, Stampe, Sneedorf, and Schytte * Anders Sandoe Orsted and the Influence from the Civil Law upon Danish Private Law at the Beginning of the 19th Century * The Danish Constitution of 5 June 1849: Genesis and Impact * Professors and Politics in the 19th Century * Harmonization of Nordic Law in the 19th and 20th Centuries * Alf Roos 1899-1979: A Biographical Outline * Phases of Collaboration, Shades of Guilt: Coping with the Tangled Web of Collaboration in Post-War Denmark * By Way of Conclusion: From European to a Global Approach? * Danish Legal History: Selected Bibliography of Books and Articles in English, German, French, Italian, and Spanish.

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