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Romano, "Markets and Marketplaces in Medieval Italy, c. 1100 to c. 1440"

Apropos of recent posts by Mark and our guest, Professor Nathan Oman, here is an interesting book by Professor Dennis Romano (Syracuse) on the cultural and moral importance of the market and the marketplace in the high medieval and early renaissance period, … 174 more words

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Conference Honoring Kent Greenawalt

I was very pleased to take part in a conference yesterday at Columbia Law School honoring my old master, Kent Greenawalt, and 50 years of his teaching and writing. 406 more words

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Smith, "Sir Edward Coke and the Reformation of the Laws"

Here’s a new book, Sir Edward Coke and the Reformation of the Laws: Religion, Politics and Jurisprudence, 1578-1616, by David Chan Smith (Wilfred Laurier University, Ontario), published late last year by Cambridge University Press on Coke’s legal thought and the role of religion in the development of his views of church-state relations. 149 more words

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Harrison, "The Territories of Science and Religion"

The distinguished cultural historian Professor Peter Harrison’s (Oxford) 2011 Gifford Lectures concerned the relationship of religion and science. Now comes his new book, The Territories of Science and Religion… 254 more words

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Raponi, "Religion and Politics in the Risorgimento"

I’m a bit late in noting this book, but the subject is so interesting that an exception was needed. Danilo Raponi’s (Goethe Universit├Ąt Frankfurt am Main) still new… 201 more words

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Sobecki, "Unwritten Verities"

This March, Notre Dame University Press released the fascinating looking volume, Unwritten Verities: The Making of England’s Vernacular Legal Culture, 1463-1549, by Sebastian Sobecki (University of Groningen). 263 more words

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Helmholz, "Natural Law in Court: A History of Legal Theory in Practice"

Whatever little I know about the ius commune–continental Europe’s set of perennial legal principles (derived in part from Roman and Canon law) existing in a code-based system of law–I learned from the work of the distinguished medieval legal historian Professor R.H. 313 more words

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