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Author Gierke, Otto von, 1841-1921.

Title Community in historical perspective : a translation of selections from Das deutsche Genossenschaftsrecht (The German law of fellowship) / by Otto von Gierke ; translated by Mary Fischer ; selected and edited by Antony Black
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1990


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Description xxxiii, 267 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: Preface -- Note on the translations -- Life of Otto von Gierke -- List of the major works of Otto von Gierke -- Editor's introduction -- Glossary -- Part I. The German Law of Fellowship: Volume I. The Legal and Moral History of the German Fellowship: Preface to volume I -- Introduction: the meaning of association, scope and plan of the work -- 1. The five periods of European history -- 2. Up to AD 800 -- the feudal system -- 3. Free union: gilds and craft gilds -- 4. The medieval cities -- 5. The golden age of the craft gilds -- 6. Political unions, city leagues, the Hansa -- 7. The Empire as union -- 8. Rural communes and federations: Switzerland and North Germany -- 9. The estates, representation and the territorial state -- 10. The peasantry and rural fellowships -- 11. Corporations and the sovereign state, 1525-1806 -- 12. Rural communities, 1525-1806 -- 13. Towns and cities from 1525 to the present -- 14. Parliamentary representation and the development of the modern state -- 15. The Empire, 1525-1806 -- 16. Fellowships under benevolent despotism, 1525-1806 -- 17. Free fellowships for economic purposes from 1525 to the present -- 18. Economic fellowships based on property: the joint-stock company -- 19. Economic fellowships based on personality: the producers' co-operative -- Part II. The German Law of Fellowship: Volume II. The History of the German Concept of Corporation: Outline of contents -- Preface -- Introduction -- 20. The concept of fellowship -- 21. Corporation and institution -- Part III. The German Law of Fellowship: Volume III. The Doctrine of State and Corporation in the Ancient World and the Middle Ages, and its Reception in Germany: Introduction: the genesis of the academic theory of state and corporation -- Notes -- Index
Notes "Principally from volume 1, Rechtsgeschichte der deutschen Genossenschaft (The legal and moral history of the German fellowship)."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 250-263) and index
Notes Translated from the German
Subject Associations, institutions, etc. -- Political aspects -- Germany -- History.
Autonomy -- History.
Communities -- History.
Political science -- History.
Representative government and representation -- Germany -- History.
State, The -- History.
Author Black, Antony.
LC no. 89031691
ISBN 052133487X
0521893232 (paperback)
Other Titles Deutsche Genossenschaftsrecht. Selections. English