Holdsworth, W.S. The Historians of Anglo-American Law. Originally published: New York: Columbia University Press, 1928. 175 pp. Reprinted 1994, 2014 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9780963010698; ISBN-10: 0963010697. Hardcover. New. $29.95 * In chronological order, beginning with Coke and Selden, Holdsworth surveys the work of the great practitioners of Anglo-American legal history. "Professor Holdsworth ... has drawn from the storehouse of his learning to show the intimate relation of their work to the movements of the age in which they lived.(...) no one interested in the growth of Anglo-American law can fail to read with pleasure and profit this stimulating treatment of the development of legal history." Law Quarterly Review 44:392. William S. Holdsworth [1871-1944] was a professor at the University of Cambridge from 1903-1966 and became the Vinerian Professor of English Law at Oxford in 1922. He is well-known for his monumental work, A History of English Law (1964-2004), and other works, such as Charles Dickens as a Legal Historian (1929).
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