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Aliens in medieval law [electronic resource] : the origins of modern citizenship / Keechang Kim.

Author/Creator:
Kim, Ki-ch'ang.
Publication:
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Series:
Cambridge studies in English legal history.
Cambridge studies in English legal history
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (264 p.)
Subjects:
Aliens -- Europe -- History.
Citizenship -- Europe -- History.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Keechang Kim makes full use of medieval and early modern sources in this original reinterpretation of the legal aspects of feudalism, proposing a radical new understanding of the genesis of the modern legal regime. This innovative study will interest academics, lawyers, and students of legal history, immigration and minority issues.
Contents:
Contents; Preface; Table of statutes; 1 Introduction; 2 Foreign merchants; 3 Foreign clerks; 4 Foreign religious houses; 5 Birth beyond the sea; 6 Faith and allegiance; 7 Thomas Littleton, John Rastell and Edmund Plowden; 8 Calvin's case (1608); 9 Conclusion; Excursus; Bibliography; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 228-243) and index.
ISBN:
1-107-12252-X
1-280-43032-X
0-511-17382-2
0-511-04137-3
0-511-15305-8
0-511-30333-5
0-511-49541-2
0-511-04750-9
OCLC:
559377106
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