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Author Blackstone, William

Title The Oxford Edition of Blackstone's : Book I: Of the Rights of Persons
Published Oxford : OUP Oxford, 2016


Description 1 online resource (465 pages)
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
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'
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Subject Persons (Law) -- England
Persons (Law)
Form Electronic book
Author Lemmings, David
ISBN 9780191077586