Orfield, Lester Bernhardt. The Growth of Scandinavian Law. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press for Temple University Publications, 1953. xx, 363 pp. Reprinted 2002, 2018 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584771807; ISBN-10: 1584771801. Hardcover. New. $39.95 * A study in comparative law that examines the legal systems of Denmark, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden and the forces that influenced their development. According to Orfield, the Scandinavian states are a useful area for study due to their democratic traditions, high rates of literacy, commitment to progressive social legislation, and unique examples of law based largely on custom and usage that owe little to Anglo-American or Continental models.
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