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Community in Historical Perspective

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ISBN-10: 0521893232

ISBN-13: 9780521893237

Edition: 2002

Authors: Antony Black, Mary Fischer

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Including much of the first volume of Das Deutsche Genossenschaftsrecht, the texts translated in this volume are essential reading for anyone interested in the history of ideas and alternatives to conventional socialism and liberalism.
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List price: $55.99
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 5/2/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 308
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Professor Antony Black lectured in Politics at University of Dundee from 1963 until retirement in 2000, covering most aspects of political theory from Plato to contemporary international relations and social philosophy. He has researched and published on a wide range of topics, from medieval ecclesiastical theories to contemporary political philosophy.1975-76: Visiting associate professor, School of Government and Public Administration, The American University, Washington DC, USA.1980-81: Senior Research Fellow, Nuffield Foundation, UK.March-April 1993: Visiting Professor, Faculty of Jurisprudence, University of Trento, Italy.1993-7: Head of the Department of Politics, University of Dundee,…    

Preface
Note on the translations
Life of Otto von Gierke
List of the major works of Otto von Gierke
Editor's introduction
Glossary
The German Law of Fellowship
The Legal and Moral History of the German Fellowship: Preface to volume I
Introduction: the meaning of association, scope and plan of the work
The five periods of European history
Up to AD 800; the feudal system
Free union: gilds and craft gilds
The medieval cities
The golden age of the craft gilds
Political unions, city leagues, the Hansa
The Empire as union
Rural communes and federations: Switzerland and North Germany
The estates, representation and the territorial state
The peasantry and rural fellowships
Corporations and the sovereign state, 1525-1806
Rural communities, 1525-1806
Towns and cities from 1525 to the present
Parliamentary representation and the development of the modern state
The Empire, 1525-1806
Fellowships under benevolent despotism, 1525-1806
Free fellowships for economic purposes from 1525 to the present
Economic fellowships based on property: the joint-stock company
Economic fellowships based on personality: the producers' co-operative
The German Law of Fellowship
The History of the German Concept of Corporation: Outline of contents
Preface
Introduction
The concept of fellowship
Corporation and institution
The German Law of Fellowship
The Doctrine of State and Corporation in the Ancient World and the Middle Ages, and its Reception in Germany: Introduction: the genesis of the academic theory of state and corporation
Notes
Index