Convergence and the Colonization of Custom in Pre-modern Europe
Emily Kadens, Convergence and the Colonization of Custom in Pre-modern Europe, in COMPARATIVE LEGAL HISTORY 167 (Olivier Moreteau & Kjell Modeer, eds., 2019).
19 Pages Posted: 8 Apr 2019
Date Written: January 14, 2019
This paper argues that once men trained in the learned laws during the Middle Ages, they could no longer conceive of custom in the traditional manner, but rewrote the narrative of custom to fit into the framework of law established by the Roman law.
Keywords: law, custom, Roman law
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