Mia Münster-Swendsen


Law and Power in the Middle Ages

Proceedings of the Fourth Carlsberg Academy Conference on Medieval Legal History
af Per Andersen (red.), Mia Münster-Swendsen (red.), Helle Vogt (red.)

This volume contains the proceedings from the conference “Law and Power in the Middle Ages” which was held at the Carlsberg Academy in May 2007 in Copenhagen. It focuses on the nexus of law and power combines approaches from legal, political, social, ecclesiastical and intellectual history.

Hence this collection of essays covers themes such as royal legislative power and its limits, the power-struggles between political elites, the social impact of theological and legal concepts and debates, and the role of legislation in cases of treason and rebellion, while offering the reader a variety of regional case-studies showing law as an instrument of political power together with more wide ranging discussions of the long-term application of legal principles and practices and the development of sociopolitical structures within medieval European societies.

Scholars and students of medieval legislation and legal history will find this book a useful contribution to the discussion about the character of vernacular legislation.

The publication of this volume is funded by The Carlsberg Foundation.

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Udgave 02, 2012 | 256 sider | ISBN 9788757426861

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285,00 kr
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228,00 kr

Custom - Development and Use of a Legal Concept in the High Middle Ages

Proceedings of the 5th Carlsberg Academy Conference on Medieval Legal History

This volume contains the proceedings from the conference ”Custom. The Development and Use of a Legal Concept in the Middle Ages” which was held at the Law School at the University of Aarhus in May 2008.

The volume covers topics from local case studies and studies of learned law to broader reflections on the development and use of the legal concept consuetudo and its connection with other sources of law, with the balance between local and regional power structures, and secular and ecclesiastical societies in medieval Europe. Combining the approaches of several historical disciplines – political, social, intellectual, and legal – a group of eminent scholars offer their views on central aspects of the function of legal customs and of the development of one of the most debated concepts in legal historiography.

This volume will be of interests to students and scholars working with in European legal culture and cultural, social, and economic history of the Middle Ages and the early modern period.

The publication of this volume is funded by The Carlsberg Foundation.

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Udgave 01, 2009 | 133 sider | ISBN 9788757420173

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116,00 kr

Law before Gratian

Proceedings of the third Carlsberg Academy Conference on Medieval Legal History
af Per Andersen (red.), Mia Münster-Swendsen (red.), Helle Vogt (red.)

This volume contains the proceedings from the conference ”Law before Gratian”.

The volume covers a wide range of topics from individual and local case studies to broader reflections on the status and function of law in medieval European societies before the scholastic legal 'revolution' of the later twelfth century. Seeking to broaden our view of constituted law in this period, the articles examine these earlier developments in their own right and provide new insights into the variety and complexity of early and high medieval approaches to law and jurisprudence..

This volume will be of interests to students and scholars working with in European legal culture and cultural, social, and economic history of the Middle Ages and the early modern period.

The publication of this volume is funded by The Carlsberg Foundation.

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Udgave 01, 2007 | 150 sider | ISBN 9788757416473

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160,00 kr
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128,00 kr

Law and Learning in the Middle Ages

Proceedings of the Second Carlsberg Academy Conference on Medieval Legal History
af Mia Münster-Swendsen (red.), Helle Vogt (red.)

This volume contains papers presented at the conference on ”Law and Learning in the Middle Ages” held at the Carlsberg Academy in Copenhagen in May 2005.

Here, a group of European and American scholars give their contribution to the examination of the theological and legal schooling that the ”creators” of the laws received at the major centres of learning in Europe, and address a number of important questions concerning the creation and development of legal professions and the dynamics between legal practice and theoretical, learned approaches to jurisprudence.

This volume will be of interests to students and scholars working with in European legal culture and cultural, social, and economic history of the Middle Ages and the early modern period.

The publication of this volume is funded by The Carlsberg Foundation.

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Udgave 01, 2006 | 238 sider | ISBN 9788757414370

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320,00 kr
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256,00 kr