Reading List

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Derk Bodde and Clarence Morris, Law in Imperial China, Harvard University Press 1967. Selected cases plus some chapters.

{Jesse Byock, Viking Age Iceland}

Cohen, Edwards and Chang Chen, Essays on China's Legal Tradition, Princeton University Press 1980. (Chapter on contract law in Taiwan)

David Forte, Studies in Islamic Law Austin and Winfield, Lanham, 1999.

David Friedman:

{Beyond the Tort-Crime Distinction, a comment in Boston University Law Review vol 76, 1 & 2 (February/April 1996) pp., 103-112.}

Making Sense of English Law Enforcement in the Eighteenth Century, The University of Chicago Law School Roundtable (Spring/Summer 1995): 475-505.

Private Creation and Enforcement of Law: A Historical Case. Journal of Legal Studies, (March 1979), pp. 399-415.

Fergus Kelly, A Guide to Early Irish Law, School of Celtic Studies, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies.

Douglas M. MacDowell, The Law in Classical Athens, Cornell University Press. Several chapters

{William Miller, Bloodtaking and Peacemaking: Feud, Law, and Society in Saga Iceland}

{Schacht, Joseph, An Introduction to Islamic Law, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1964}

Knut S. Vikør, Between God and the Sultan: A History of Islamic Law

Knut S. Vikør, "The Truth about Cats and Dogs: The Historicity of Early Islamic Law"

Walter O. Weyrauch, Ed., Gypsy Law, University of California Press, selected chapters.