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Roman Law and the Idea of Europe
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The Disputed Roots of Legal Pluralism
It has been claimed that Felix S. Cohen, one of the leaders of the American legal realism movement of the 1930s, introduced legal pluralism to America. This article argues that this assessment isExpand
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The Magic of Mancipatio1
Legal Pluralism and Modernization: American Law Professors in Ethiopia and the Downfall of the Restatements of African Customary Law
Abstract This article explores the ‘law and development’ movement’s controversial impact in Ethiopia through the involvement of American law professors such as A. Arthur Schiller in the struggleExpand
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Lawyers and Savages: Ancient History and Legal Realism in the Making of Legal Anthropology
Preface, Chapter 1. Introduction, Chapter 2. Blood: Law as Culture, Chapter 3. Sex: The Fascination of Primitive Law, Chapter 4. Magic: The Realist Revolution, Chapter 5. The Banality of Pluralism,Expand
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