New Reference Book: The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History

By - Research & Instruction Librarian May 19th, 2011

The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History edited by Stanley N. Katz, Oxford, 2009.

Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 340 Ox21

This 6-volume set focuses on concepts and subjects related to international legal history from ancient times to the present day.  Examples include:

  • Adoption – Ancient Greek Law
  • Doctors’ Commons
  • Gambling in Chinese Law
  • Land – Leases of Land in English Common Law
  • Punishment – United States Law
  • Succession – Hindu Law


Helpful for
: Historical legal research, Global Studies,  Humanities, Social Justice Club

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