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

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Kadens, Emily, Convergence and the Colonization of Custom in Pre-modern Europe (January 14, 2019). Emily Kadens, Convergence and the Colonization of Custom in Pre-modern Europe, in COMPARATIVE LEGAL HISTORY 167 (Olivier Moreteau & Kjell Modeer, eds., 2019).. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3352230

Emily Kadens (Contact Author)

Northwestern University School of Law ( email )

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Chicago, IL 60601
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