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The Law Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

The Law Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (Hardback)


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Discover the big ideas behind more than 90 of history's most important legal rulings and milestone laws - from the earliest civilizations to the 21st century. From the philosophical, religious, and moral codes of the world's earliest societies, such as the Law Code of Hammurabi a...nd the Ten Commandments, through groundbreaking legislation such as The Book of Punishments, Magna Carta and the Slavery Abolition Act, The Law Book offers an engaging and accessible overview of legal history across the world all the way into the 21st century with copyright in the digital age, gay marriage, and the right to be forgotten . With entries on the fight for universal suffrage and workers' rights, and the establishment of international legal bodies like INTERPOL and the European Court of Justice, The Law Book explores and explains the stories behind each milestone development. Using the Big Ideas series' trademark combination of authoritative, informative text, and bold graphics, The Law Book makes each entry accessible and easy to understand. Packed with inspirational quotations, eye-catching infographics, and mind maps , it offers essential reading for anyone with a professional or personal interest in law, the legal system, or history and social change.
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ISBN 9780241410196
Released NZ 18 Aug 2020
Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
Format Hardback
Series Big Ideas
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ISBN-13 9780241410196
Stock Available
Status In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
Imprint DK
Released 18 Aug 2020
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By DK
Series Big Ideas
Category Reference Works
History Of Ideas, Intellectual History
Common Law
Law For The Lay Person
Number of Pages 336
Dimensions Width: 203mm
Height: 240mm
Spine: 25mm
Dewey Code 340
Weight 1,123g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
Library of Congress Law
NBS Text Law, Citizenship & Rights
ONIX Text General/trade;Professional and scholarly;General/trade