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Book Review: The Creation of the Common Law: The Medieval Year Books Deciphered. By Thomas Lund.

Neacsu, Dana

In The Creation of the Common Law: The Medieval Year Books Deciphered, Thomas Lund delivers what he promises, and more. Written for the sophisticated student of law and history, this book explores how common law was created and taught to new generations of lawyers. In doing so, Lund achieves a feat few have ever done; he exposes law as a construct of the upper classes that is used to ensure order according to ever changing interests.

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International Journal of Legal Information
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1017/jli.2016.24

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Diamond Law Library
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August 26, 2017