Skip to main content Accessibility help
×
Home
Hostname: page-component-544b6db54f-rlmms Total loading time: 0.153 Render date: 2021-10-23T02:49:49.276Z Has data issue: true Feature Flags: { "shouldUseShareProductTool": true, "shouldUseHypothesis": true, "isUnsiloEnabled": true, "metricsAbstractViews": false, "figures": true, "newCiteModal": false, "newCitedByModal": true, "newEcommerce": true, "newUsageEvents": true }

Law Tricks - Lawyers, Litigation and English Society since 1450. By Christopher W. Brooks. London: Hambledon Press, 1998. Pp. xiii + 274. $60.00. - Imagining the Law: Common Law and the Foundations of the American Legal System. By Norman F. Cantor. New York: Harper Perennial, 1999. Pp. xvi + 416. $16.00. - Women Waging Law in Elizabethan England. By Tim Stretton. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. Pp. xv + 271. $59.95.

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  10 January 2014

Wilfrid Prest*
Affiliation:
University of Adelaide

Abstract

Image of the first page of this content. For PDF version, please use the ‘Save PDF’ preceeding this image.'
Type
Reviews
Copyright
Copyright © North American Conference of British Studies 2000

Access options

Get access to the full version of this content by using one of the access options below. (Log in options will check for institutional or personal access. Content may require purchase if you do not have access.)

References

1 F. W. Maitland's inaugural lecture as Downing Chair of the Laws of England, Cambridge University (delivered 13 October 1888): Why the History of English Law Is Not Written,” in The Collected Papers of Frederic William Maitland, ed. Fisher, H. A. L.. 3 vols. (Cambridge, 1911), 1:486Google Scholar.

2 Ibid.

3 Brooks, C. and Lobban, M., eds., Communities and the Courts in Britain, 1150–1900 (London, 1997), p. ixGoogle Scholar.

4 Brooks, C. W., “Interpersonal Conflict and Social Tension: Civil Litigation in England, 1640–1830,” in The First Modern Society: Essays in English History in Honour of Lawrence Stone, ed. Beier, A. L., Cannadine, D., and Rosenheim, J. M. (Cambridge, 1989), pp. 357–99Google Scholar.

5 Pocock, J. G. A., The Ancient Constitution and the Feudal Law: A Study of English Historical Thought in the Seventeenth Century: A Reissue with a Restrospect (Cambridge, 1987)Google Scholar.

6 Baker, J. H., An Introduction to English Legal History, 3d. ed. (London, 1990)Google Scholar; and Harding, A., A Social History of English Law (Harmondworth, 1966)Google Scholar.

7 Erickson, A. L., Women and Property in Early Modern England (London, 1993)Google Scholar.

8 Clark, A., Working Life of Women in the Seventeenth Century, ed. Erickson, A. L. (London, 1992)Google Scholar.

9 Churches, C., “False Friends, Spiteful Enemies: A Community at Law in Early Modern England,” Historical Research 71 (1998): 5274CrossRefGoogle Scholar, Women and Property in Early Modern England: A Case Study,” Social History 23 (1998): 165–80CrossRefGoogle Scholar; and Muldrew, C., The Economy of Obligation: The Culture of Credit and Social Relations in Early Modern England (Basingstoke, 1998)CrossRefGoogle Scholar.

Send article to Kindle

To send this article to your Kindle, first ensure no-reply@cambridge.org is added to your Approved Personal Document E-mail List under your Personal Document Settings on the Manage Your Content and Devices page of your Amazon account. Then enter the ‘name’ part of your Kindle email address below. Find out more about sending to your Kindle. Find out more about sending to your Kindle.

Note you can select to send to either the @free.kindle.com or @kindle.com variations. ‘@free.kindle.com’ emails are free but can only be sent to your device when it is connected to wi-fi. ‘@kindle.com’ emails can be delivered even when you are not connected to wi-fi, but note that service fees apply.

Find out more about the Kindle Personal Document Service.

Law Tricks - Lawyers, Litigation and English Society since 1450. By Christopher W. Brooks. London: Hambledon Press, 1998. Pp. xiii + 274. $60.00. - Imagining the Law: Common Law and the Foundations of the American Legal System. By Norman F. Cantor. New York: Harper Perennial, 1999. Pp. xvi + 416. $16.00. - Women Waging Law in Elizabethan England. By Tim Stretton. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. Pp. xv + 271. $59.95.
Available formats
×

Send article to Dropbox

To send this article to your Dropbox account, please select one or more formats and confirm that you agree to abide by our usage policies. If this is the first time you use this feature, you will be asked to authorise Cambridge Core to connect with your <service> account. Find out more about sending content to Dropbox.

Law Tricks - Lawyers, Litigation and English Society since 1450. By Christopher W. Brooks. London: Hambledon Press, 1998. Pp. xiii + 274. $60.00. - Imagining the Law: Common Law and the Foundations of the American Legal System. By Norman F. Cantor. New York: Harper Perennial, 1999. Pp. xvi + 416. $16.00. - Women Waging Law in Elizabethan England. By Tim Stretton. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. Pp. xv + 271. $59.95.
Available formats
×

Send article to Google Drive

To send this article to your Google Drive account, please select one or more formats and confirm that you agree to abide by our usage policies. If this is the first time you use this feature, you will be asked to authorise Cambridge Core to connect with your <service> account. Find out more about sending content to Google Drive.

Law Tricks - Lawyers, Litigation and English Society since 1450. By Christopher W. Brooks. London: Hambledon Press, 1998. Pp. xiii + 274. $60.00. - Imagining the Law: Common Law and the Foundations of the American Legal System. By Norman F. Cantor. New York: Harper Perennial, 1999. Pp. xvi + 416. $16.00. - Women Waging Law in Elizabethan England. By Tim Stretton. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. Pp. xv + 271. $59.95.
Available formats
×
×

Reply to: Submit a response

Please enter your response.

Your details

Please enter a valid email address.

Conflicting interests

Do you have any conflicting interests? *