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entrepreneurial identity. By learning certain skills or a craft, people could distinguish themselves from their colleagues or competitors (distinctiveness), while simultaneously striving to become a member of a particular group (belonging), thereby guaranteeing job security and a certain standard of living. 1 In

In: Commerce, Citizenship, and Identity in Legal History
Author: Joseph Canning

emperor. It is a truism to say that change is a fundamental characteristic of human life. Any living law has to cope with the relationship between the law as it stands and developing and new conditions. The problem for Roman law in the Middle Ages dramatically illustrated the tensions between permanence

In: Empire and Legal Thought

single whole (as a synonym of the res publica , the “commonwealth”, and the bonum commune ) was a commonplace in the urban republicanism of the seventeenth century. 22 Its ideals were not restricted to political life, but they permeated everyday life and were completely interwoven with the concept of

In: Commerce, Citizenship, and Identity in Legal History
Author: Jordan Rudinsky

predecessor Thomas Arnold with the idea of the unity of history and heralded it as ‘the truth which ought to be the centre and life of all our historic studies’. 61 As a concession to the ‘imperfect world’ in which he found himself at Oxford, to be sure, he defined ‘modern’ history for practical purposes

In: Empire and Legal Thought
Author: Edward Cavanagh

nation is living an independent life or has to submit to conquest, etc. p . vinogradoff , Outlines of Historical Jurisprudence (1920) Across epochs and peoples, legal thinkers have just as easily made recourse to principle at the earliest apprehension of a novel situation. In legal thought

In: Empire and Legal Thought
Author: Paolo Amorosa

of law. A permanent international court could serve the same purpose for the rest of the world. The United States was the living proof that the judicial settlement of disputes between sovereign States was not only possible, but was the definitive means to avoid the resort to war. Scott

In: Journal of the History of International Law / Revue d'histoire du droit international
Author: Janne E. Nijman

of law. I side with those who appreciate a non-anachronistic reading of early modern writing. 7 The fact that an idea at the time was not couched in particular terms, does not mean the idea as such did not exist. My writing of this Grotian history is motivated first by the wish to contribute to

In: Journal of the History of International Law / Revue d'histoire du droit international
Author: Anna Su

conducting international affairs as well as a living document that continuously reflected and responded to the changing organic life of the world. This is apparent from Wilson’s third draft of the Covenant, or the so-called Second Paris Draft, which also became known as the American draft. According to David

In: Journal of the History of International Law / Revue d'histoire du droit international
Author: Ronald Janse

totalling $ 30 million to Portuguese companies. Recently, in February 2014, the Bank decided to put on hold a loan to Uganda after the government had introduced an anti-gay law which can imprison for life those convicted of homosexuality. Institutionalized discrimination against homosexuals, President Kim

In: Journal of the History of International Law / Revue d'histoire du droit international
Author: John T. Bennett

Jamestown region of Virginia. On that day, Powhatan warriors launched a surprise attack, slaughtering 347 men, women, and children, killing between one-quarter to one-third of the English living in the Jamestown region. 1 If it was not for a warning from an Indian convert to Christianity, the Jamestown

In: Journal of the History of International Law / Revue d'histoire du droit international