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William Blackstone and the reform of the Oxford University Press in the eighteenth century.

Ian Philip

William Blackstone and the reform of the Oxford University Press in the eighteenth century.

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Published by Oxford Bibliographical Society in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Blackstone, William, -- Sir, -- 1723-1780.,
  • Oxford University Press.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesOxford Bibliographical Society publications -- v.7
    ContributionsOxford Bibliographical Society.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination130p.,ill.,27cm
    Number of Pages130
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17230490M


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William Blackstone and the reform of the Oxford University Press in the eighteenth century. by Ian Philip Download PDF EPUB FB2

William Blackstone and the reform of the Oxford University Press in the eighteenth century. Oxford: Printed for the Society at the University Press, (OCoLC) Online version: Philip, I.G.

(Ian Gilbert). William Blackstone and the reform of the Oxford University Press in the eighteenth century. Sir William Blackstone SL KC (10 July – 14 February ) was an English jurist, judge and Tory politician of the eighteenth century.

He is most noted for writing the Commentaries on the Laws of into a middle-class family in London, Blackstone was educated at Charterhouse School William Blackstone and the reform of the Oxford University Press in the eighteenth century.

book matriculating at Pembroke College, Oxford, in Political party: Tory. "Based on William Blackstone and the reform of the Oxford University Press in the eighteenth century published in by the Oxford Bibliographical Society." " copies." Description.

Lawyer, judge, politician, poet, teacher, and architect, William Blackstone was a major figure in eighteenth century public life. Over his varied and brilliant career he made profound contributions to English politics, law, education, and culture through involvements in legal practice, Parliament, and the University of.

A Discourse on the Study of the Law is a treatise by Sir William Blackstone first published in On 20 October Blackstone had been confirmed as the first Vinerian Professor of English Law, and immediately gave a lecture on 24 October, which was reprinted as the Discourse.

The Discourse was designed to be a work on how to study English law, and the importance of doing so. William Blackstone: Law and Letters in the Eighteenth Century: Prest, Wilfrid: Books - (3). William Blackstone: Law and Letters in the Eighteenth Century | Prest, Wilfrid | ISBN: | Kostenloser Versand für alle Bücher mit Versand und Verkauf duch Amazon/5(3).

Sir William Blackstone. Peter Smith. Ian Gilbert Philip. William Blackstone and the Reform of the Oxford University Press in the Eighteenth Century. Oxford University Press.

Robert D. Stacey. Sir William Blackstone and the Common Law:. Oxford's variorum edition of William Blackstone's seminal treatise on the common law of England and Wales offers the definitive account of the Commentaries' development in a modern format.

For the first time it is possible to trace the evolution of English law and Blackstone's thought through the eight editions of Blackstone's lifetime, and the. Sir William Blackstone KC SL (10 July – 14 February ) was an English jurist, judge and Tory politician of the eighteenth century.

He is most noted for writing the Commentaries on the Laws of into a middle class family in London, Blackstone was educated at Charterhouse School before matriculating at Pembroke College, Oxford in Born: 10 JulyLondon. The Oxford Edition of Blackstone's: Commentaries on the Laws of England: Book I: Of the Rights of Persons - Ebook written by William Blackstone.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Oxford Edition of Blackstone's: Commentaries on the Laws of England: Book I: Of Author: William Blackstone.

It is not the first account, having been preceded by I.G. Philip’s William Blackstone and the Reform of Oxford University Press in the Eighteenth Century (); Harry Carter’s A History of the Oxford University Press, Volume 1: To the Year () and his other publications, including those on the Press’s financial records and the.

Wilfrid Prest (born ) is a historian, specialising in legal history, who is professor emeritus at the University of is also a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, the Australian Academy of the Humanities, the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia, and Queen's College, University of Melbourne, and a member of the Council of the Selden Society, London.

By the mid-eighteenth century the working practices and management of the Press were again in need of reform, as evidenced by an inquiry launched by William Blackstone, who became a Delegate of the Press in Blackstone suggested changes to price structures, rates of pay for workers, record keeping, and a reformed Delegacy who would more closely oversee the finances and publications of the.

Sir William Blackstone SL KC (10 July – 14 February ) was an English jurist, judge and Tory politician of the eighteenth century. He is most noted for writing the Commentaries on the Laws of England.

Born into a middle-class family in London, Blackstone was educated at Charterhouse School b. This chapter explores aspects of the criminal law’s history. The main focus is the influence of religious—and, especially, biblical—thought on the criminal law.

This influence does something to explain the law’s harsh attitude to theft and homosexuality, as well as to murder. Examination of efforts to codify the law is also : Jeremy Horder.

In another, Blackstone discusses the proposed appointment of an administrator for Oxford University Press, where Blackstone worked significantly for reform ( #, Novem ). For more on Blackstone and the OUP, see Mike Widener’s great recent post. Coverture (sometimes spelled couverture) was a legal doctrine whereby, upon marriage, a woman's legal rights and obligations were subsumed by those of her husband, in accordance with the wife's legal status of feme unmarried woman, a feme sole, had the right to own property and make contracts in her own ure arises from the legal fiction that a husband and wife are one person.

WILFRID Prest's "William Blackstone, Law and Letters in Eighteenth Century" is fittingly published by Oxford University Press, because, among other things, it carefully documents Blackstone's long Author: Ian Callinan. 61 See Doolittle, I. G., ‘ Sir William Blackstone and his Commentaries on the laws of England (–): A biographical approach ’, Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, III (), 99 – This early genesis of the work in the s suggests less a defence against liberal attacks – who were these liberals.

– and more an attempt. Over the course of a literary career that extended from the lingering Malthusian controversies of the late eighteenth century to the brink of the Reform Act ofWilliam Hazlitt produced a remarkable body of committed radical journalism.

The word “emolument” occurs sixteen times in William Blackstone’s Commentaries on the “gain,” “benefit,” or “advantage”—one finds in the principal eighteenth-century English The Tough Luck Constitution and the Assault on Health Care Reform (Oxford University Press, ) James E.

Fleming and Linda C. McClain, Ordered. Oxford University Press. Archival sources Athenaeum Library, Liverpool. Blackstone, William, Commentaries on the Laws of England. Book the Second (Oxford, Mullan, John, Sentiment and Sociability: The Language of Feeling in the Eighteenth Century (Oxford, ).

Musson. Philosophy in eighteenth-century Britain was diverse, vibrant, and sophisticated. This was the age of Hume and Berkeley and Reid, of Hutcheson and Kames and Smith, of Ferguson and Burke and Wollstonecraft.

Important and influential works were published in every area of philosophy, from the theory of vision to theories of political resistance, from the philosophy of language to accounts of ways.

Back to Resources on William Blackstone Altschuler, Albert W., From Blackstone to Holmes: The Revolt Against Natural Law, 36 Pepperdine Law Review ().

Altschuler, Albert W. Blackstone’s own politics are those of the Oxford University and ‘ country’ toryism of the s and s. He was in no sense a seventeenth-century cavalier: his references to the royalist apologists of the Restoration era are uniformly hostile, and there is no sign that he was influenced by - if indeed he had read - David Hume's History.

Reading Bentham and Blackstone on the state of the criminal law in the eighteenth century, one would never guess that, between andstatutes broadly concerned with ‘law and order’ went from 9 per cent of all statutes in – to per cent in – Hale, Matthew Hawkins, Richard and Wright, Catherine List of publications on the economic and social history of Great Britain and Ireland published in The Economic History Review, Vol.

61, Issue. 4, p. Author: Robert Travers. 39 For the propagation of divine right arguments after the Revolution see, e.g., The Debates in Deposing Kings; and of the Royal Succession of Great Britain (London, ); Sherlock, William, The Case of Resistance of the Supreme Powers stated and resolved, according to the Doctrines of the Holy Scriptures (London, ); Kettlewell, J., The Duty of Allegiance settled upon its true Cited by:   For an account, see Wilfrid Prest, William Blackstone Law and Letters in the Eighteenth Century (oxford University Press, ) Bentham describes attending Blackstone's lectures in Timothy Sprigge, The Correspondence of Jeremy Bentham vol 1 (Anthlone Press, )9 Dec in a letter to his brother.

Crime and Punishment in Eighteenth-century England. Frank Mc-Lynn. New York: Routledge, Chapman & Hall, pp. $ (hardcover); Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, pp. $ (paperback). William B. Jones, Jr. * Since laws were made for ev'ry Degree, To curb Vice in others, as well as me,Author: Jones, B William.

“Blackstone's Science of Legislation”, Journal of British Studies 27 (University of Chicago Press), (April ) (reprinted in, Law and Justice: The Christian Law Review 98/99 and / (The Edmund.

Wilfred Prest, William Blackstone: Law and Letters in the Eighteenth Century (Oxford: OUP, ), The National Archives (hereafter TNA), ASSI 6/1 part 2, Rex v Sarah Exlade (Oxfordshire, ). TNA, ASSI 6/2, Rex v William King (Oxfordshire, ). University of North Carolina Press, Pp. xv, Blackstone has always been a book and not a man.

Lockmiller's purpose was to reveal the man to the present generation of American lawyers. That Blackstone was the author of one of the best known books on the common law ever written, a judge of the Common Pleas, and com-Author: Roland G.

Usher. Book Review - William Blackstone Law and Letters in the Eighteenth Century. By Wilfrid Prest 1. Published by Oxford University Press 2. Reviewed by Stephen Keim SC. I started studying law in I suspect that I was a generation too late to learn anything about William Blackstone as part of my university studies.

The eighteenth‐century Anglican Church was increasingly figured as a woman representing a golden mean of behaviour between the extremes of Catholicism and Puritanism 24 Major, Emma, Madam Britannia: Women, Church, and Nation, ‐ (Oxford: Oxford University Press, ), p.

32 ‐ 3. Sir William Blackstone (10 July – 14 February ) was an English jurist, judge and Tory politician of the eighteenth century. He is most noted for writing the Commentaries on the Laws of England. Born into a middle-class family in London, Blackstone was educated at Charterhouse School before matriculating at Pembroke College, Oxford in After switching to and completing a.

ory in Eighteenth-Century Britain, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, Pp. xiii, $ (ISBN: ). David Lieberman's contribution to the "Ideas in Context" series from Cam-bridge University Press fulfills the promise of the series.

The editors announce in the frontmatter of the book that individual monographs will.