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Caenegem, R. C. van

Overview
Works: 331 works in 1,171 publications in 9 languages and 14,393 library holdings
Genres: History  Bibliographies  Sources  Dictionaries  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Trials, litigation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction, Contributor, Publishing director, Honoree, Collector, win, Creator, Redactor
Classifications: KD671.Z9, 340.57
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Most widely held works by R. C. van Caenegem
European law in the past and the future : unity and diversity over two millennia by R. C. van Caenegem( )

29 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

R.C. van Caenegem considers the historical reasons behind European legal diversity, stressing the adoption of the classical law of the Romans, the influence of the rise of the nation states, and the impact of politics on legal development. He concludes with a consideration of the desirability of European legal unification
Legal history : a European perspective by R. C. van Caenegem( )

17 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

R.C. Van Caenegem is one of the few legal historians to have crossed national boundaries successfully. His knowledge of the various codes and customs of the European Continent in general and the Low Countries in particular enables him to bring a fresh eye to the English Common law. Four of these nine essays have not been published in English before
Law, history, the Low Countries, and Europe by R. C. van Caenegem( )

13 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 1,602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work treats Common Law in England and Customary Law in the Low Countries; the differences between institutional development in England and in the rest of Europe; and the forces making for autocratic as opposed to representative government. A number of pieces discuss the nature of history itself: how it compares with the sciences and what it can teach us
The birth of the English common law by R. C. van Caenegem( Book )

62 editions published between 1973 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book provides a challenging interpretation of the emergence of the common law in Anglo-Norman England, against the background of the general development of legal institutions in Europe. In a detailed discussion of the emergence of the central courts and the common law they administered, the author traces the rise of the writ system and the growth of the jury system in twelfth-century England. Professor van Caenegem attempts to explain why English law is so different from that on the Continent and why this divergence began in the twelfth century, arguing that chance and chronological accident played the major part and led to the paradox of a feudal law of continental origin becoming one of the most typical manifestations of English life and thought. First published in 1973, The Birth of the English Common Law has come to enjoy classical status, and in a preface Professor van Caenegem discusses some recent developments in the study of English law under the Norman and earliest Angevin kings
An historical introduction to western constitutional law by R. C. van Caenegem( Book )

35 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Special attention is devoted to the rise of the rule of law, and of constitutional, parliamentary and federal forms of government. The Anglo-American contribution to the ascendancy of present-day liberal democracy is underlined, but the latter's rejection by twentieth-century totalitarian regimes also receives extensive treatment. The epilogue discusses the future of liberal democracy as a universal model
Judges, legislators, and professors : chapters in European legal history by R. C. van Caenegem( Book )

57 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Judges, legislators and professors one of the world's foremost legal historians shows how and why continental and common law have come to diverge so sharply. Using ten specific examples he investigates the development of European law, not as the manifestation of certain ideological and intellectual trends, but as largely the result of power struggles between the judiciary, the legislators, and legal scholars, each representing certain political and social ambitions. Now available in paperback, Judges, legislators and professors provides an historical introduction to continental law which is readily accessible to readers familiar with the common law tradition and vice-versa
Guide to the sources of medieval history by R. C. van Caenegem( Book )

29 editions published between 1977 and 1997 in 4 languages and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An historical introduction to private law by R. C. van Caenegem( Book )

43 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An explanation of what produced the private law of the Western world today with particular attention to the origins of the common law-civil law dichotomy, and how it arose that England and the continent of Europe, live under two different legal systems
Royal writs in England from the Conquest to Glanvill : studies in the early history of the common law by R. C. van Caenegem( Book )

30 editions published between 1958 and 1997 in English and Latin and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kurze Quellenkunde des westeuropäischen Mittelalters : eine typologische, historische und bibliographische Einführung by R. C. van Caenegem( Book )

38 editions published between 1962 and 1964 in German and English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English lawsuits from William I to Richard I by R. C. van Caenegem( Book )

21 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and Latin and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction aux sources de l'histoire médiévale by R. C. van Caenegem( Book )

36 editions published in 1997 in French and Latin and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le droit romain en Belgique by R. C. van Caenegem( Book )

14 editions published between 1966 and 1968 in French and Undetermined and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les arrêts et jugés du Parlement de Paris sur appels flamands : conservés dans les registres du Parlement by France( Book )

25 editions published between 1966 and 2002 in French and Latin and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Encyclopedie van de geschiedenis der Middeleeuwen : inleiding tot de geschreven bronnen van de geschiedenis der westerse Middeleeuwen by R. C. van Caenegem( Book )

7 editions published between 1962 and 1964 in Dutch and Undetermined and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grote Winkler Prins. Encyclopedie in twintig delen by R. C. van Caenegem( Book )

10 editions published between 1973 and 1982 in Dutch and Undetermined and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De instellingen van de Middeleeuwen : geschiedenis van de westerse staatsinstellingen van de Ve tot de XVe eeuw : collegedictaat by R. C. van Caenegem( Book )

13 editions published between 1967 and 1989 in Dutch and Undetermined and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over koningen en bureaucraten : oorsprong en ontwikkeling van de hedendaagse staatsinstellingen by R. C. van Caenegem( Book )

9 editions published between 1977 and 1980 in Dutch and Undetermined and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Max Weber, historicus en socioloog by R. C. van Caenegem( Book )

8 editions published in 1988 in Dutch and Undetermined and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduzione storica al diritto privato by R. C. van Caenegem( Book )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in Italian and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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European law in the past and the future : unity and diversity over two millennia
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Legal history : a European perspectiveLaw, history, the Low Countries, and EuropeThe birth of the English common lawAn historical introduction to western constitutional lawJudges, legislators, and professors : chapters in European legal historyAn historical introduction to private law
Alternative Names
Caenegem, R. C.

Caenegem R.C. van

Caenegem, R.C. van 1927-

Caenegem, R. C. van 1927-2018

Caenegem, Radulphus van 1927-

Caenegem, Radulphus van 1927-2018

Caenegem, Raoul C. van.

Caenegem, Raoul C. van 1927-2018

Caenegem, Raoul Charles van.

Caenegem Raoul Charles Van 1927-....

Caenegem, Raoul Charles van 1927-2018

Raoul Van Caenegem belgischer Rechtshistoriker und Mediävist

Raoul Van Caenegem historian, professor

Van Caenegem, R. 1927-

Van Caenegem, R. 1927-2018

Van Caenegem R.C.

Van Caenegem, R. C. 1927-

Van Caenegem, R. C. 1927-2018

Van Caenegem, R.C. van

Van Caenegem, Radulphus 1927-

Van Caenegem, Radulphus 1927-2018

Van Caenegem, Raoul 1927-

Van Caenegem , Raoul C.

Van Caenegem , Raoul Charles

Van Caenegem, Raoul Charles 1927-

Van Caenegem, Raoul Charles 1927-2018

Van Caenegem, Raoul Charles J.

Van Caenegem, Raul Charles 1927-

VanCaenegem, Raoul C. 1927-

VanCaenegem, Raoul C. 1927-2018

ヴァン カネヘム, R. C.

カネヘム, R. C. ヴァン

Languages
English (269)

French (96)

Dutch (45)

German (37)

Italian (26)

Latin (13)

Chinese (5)

Japanese (4)

Spanish (1)