This path-breaking collection of essays on the history of Israel from a legal perspective, brings together the work of many distinguished Israeli legal historians. It focuses primarily on the impact of colonialism, nationalism and socialism on the law of Palestine and Israel between 1917 and 1967 and the topics examined in detail include: the role of law in the shaping of mandatory society, law and the Israeli-Palestinian conflicts, Israeli courts, the holocaust and the interaction of law and class in mandatory Palestine and Israel. The book also contains important historiographical essays by leading American legal historians, who offer reflections on the study of legal history in the American and Israeli context. This is the first collection of essays that presents an in-depth picture of the rich, multi-faceted and complex phenomenon of Israeli legal history. It shows the role played by law in the Jewish-Arab struggle in Palestine and Israel as well as conflicts between different groups within the Israeli society. The book offers a unique survey of the legal history of Israel and also includes essays written by leading American legal historians in the area of comparative legal history.
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Ron Harris earned his LLB, BA (History) and MA (History) at Tel Aviv University, Israel and PhD in legal history at Columbia University. He is the author of Industrializing English Law (Cambridge, 2000) and various articles on English and Israeli legal history. He teaches legal history, economic history, welfare law and business law at Tel Aviv University, Israel. Alexandre (Sandy) Kedar Kedar, Haifa University, Israel, earned his LLB at the Faculty of Law at Tel Aviv University, Israel, where he also studied History. He earned his LL.M and S.J.D. at Harvard Law School, USA. He teaches property, land regimes and Legal History. He has written various articles on Israeli legal history, property and land regime. Pnina Lahav Boston University, USA, earned her LLB at the faculty of law at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and her LL.M and S.J.D at Yale Law School, USA. She teaches constitutional law, political and civil liberties and comparative aspects of legal cultures. She is the editor of Press Law in Modern Democracies (Longman, 1985) and of the award-winning Judgement in Jerusalem, a biography of Israeli Chief Justice Simon Agranat. Assaf Likhovski earned his LLB and MA (History) at Tel Aviv University, Israel and his S.J.D. in legal history at Harvard Law School, USA. He has written various articles on Israeli, American and British legal history. He teaches legal history, comparative law and Taxation at Tel Aviv University, Israel.
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Descrizione libro Ashgate Publishing Company. Condizione libro: New. pp. 452. Codice libro della libreria 7380254