The Moveable Text of Mackenzie: Bibliographical Problems for the Scottish Concept of Institutional Writing

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Abstract

This explores the implications of the development of the text of MacKenzie's Institutions of the Law of Scotland both between and within editions. It raises queries about the viability of the Scottish idea of an institutional writing as a formal source of law.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCritical Studies in Ancient Law, Comparative Law and Legal History
Subtitle of host publicationEssays in Honour of Alan Watson
EditorsJohn W. Cairns, Olivia F. Robinson
PublisherHart Publishing
Pages235-248
Number of pages14
ISBN (Print)1841131571
Publication statusPublished - 2001

Keywords

  • Mackenzie
  • Institutional Writings
  • Bibliography

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