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Commentaries on the laws of England. Book I, Of the rights of persons / William Blackstone ; with an introduction, notes and textual apparatus by David Lemmings.

Author/Creator:
Blackstone, William, author.
Publication:
Oxford, England : Oxford University Press, 2016.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (465 p.)
Edition:
First edition.
Series:
Oxford edition of Blackstone.
Oxford scholarly editions online.
Oxford Edition of Blackstone
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Subjects:
Persons (Law) -- England.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
The only variorum edition of Blackstone's seminal treatise on the common law, tracing the evolution of Blackstone's thought from the first to the ninth edition. The first volume addresses central topics of constitutional and public law, known as 'the rights of people'.
Contents:
Cover; Commentaries on the Laws of England ; Contents ; General Editor's Introduction ; Acknowledgements ; Editor's Introduction to Book I ; Aims and Claims, Organization and Achievement; Statement of claims; Organization and achievement; Subject Matter: Themes and Perspectives; Key themes; Positive morals and injunctions; Problems?; Varia: Authorial Changes between the Second and the Ninth Editions (1766-83); Reception; Acknowledgements; Editorial Conventions and Practices ; Abbreviations ; General abbreviations; Bibliographical abbreviations; Dedication ; Preface ; Introduction
Section the first: On the study of the lawSection the second: Of the nature of lawsin general; Section the third: Of the laws of england; Section the fourth: Of the countries subject to the laws of england; Chapter the first: Of the absolute rights of individuals; Chapter the second: Of the parliament; Chapter the third: Of the king, and his title; Chapter the fourth: Of the king's royal family; Chapter the fifth: Of the councils belonging to the king; Chapter the sixth: Of the king's duties; Chapter the seventh: Of the king's prerogative; Chapter the eighth: Of the king's revenue
Chapter the ninth: Of subordinate magistratesChapter the tenth: Of the people, whether aliens, denizens, or natives; Chapter the eleventh: Of the clergy; Chapter the twelfth: Of the civil state; Chapter the thirteenth: Of the military and maritime states; Chapter the fourteenth: Of master and servant; Chapter the fifteenth: Of husband and wife; Chapter the sixteenth: Of parent and child; Chapter the seventeenth: Of guardian and ward; Chapter the eighteenth: Of corporations; Varia ; Preface ; Introduction Section 1 ; Introduction Section 2 ; Introduction Section 3 ; Introduction Section 4
Chapter 1 Chapter 2 ; Chapter 3 ; Chapter 4 ; Chapter 5 ; Chapter 6 ; Chapter 7 ; Chapter 8 ; Chapter 9 ; Chapter 10 ; Chapter 11 ; Chapter 12 ; Chapter 13 ; Chapter 14 ; Chapter 15 ; Chapter 16 ; Chapter 17 ; Chapter 18 ; Table of Cases ; a. Yearbook Cases ; b. Other Cases ; Table of Statutes ; Index of Persons and Places
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Includes indexes.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed October 14, 2016).
Contributor:
Lemmings, David, writer of introduction.
ISBN:
0-19-960098-8
0-19-960103-8
0-19-187063-3
0-19-107758-5
OCLC:
960166197