Law and the rise of capitalism by Michael E. Tigar

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  • Sociological jurisprudence -- History -- Europe.,
  • Law -- Europe -- History and criticism.

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Statementby Michael E. Tigar, with the assistance of Madeleine R. Levy.
ContributionsLevy, Madeleine R.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 346 p. :
Number of Pages346
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Open LibraryOL14535899M

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Originally published inLaw and the Rise of Capitalism has been translated into several languages to international acclaim. Tigarµs new introduction and extended Afterword discuss the struggle for human rights over the past two decades and shed light on Cited by: Law and the Capitalist Rise to Power: an Overview --The Merchant as Rebel --The Backdrop of the New Legal Institutions --The Merchants Seek a Place in the Feudal Order () --The Crusades: Seizure of Trade Routes and Spread of Bourgeois Ideology --Venice and Amalfi: Between East and West --Some Origins of Urban Culture --Transport by.

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Law and the Rise of Capitalism Michael E. Tigar Against a backdrop of seven hundred years of bourgeois struggle, eminent lawyer and educator, Michael E. Tigar, develops a Marxist theory of law and jurisprudence based upon the Western experience.

Law and the Rise of Capitalism traces the twin development of the law and economic relations to the present. Starting in the twelfth century with the rise of a merchant class and their need for an enforceable contract law, Tigar explains how the merchant class came into opposition with the existing feudal political and legal establishment.

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