Public Law, Private Practice: Politics, Profit, and the Legal Profession in Nineteenth-Century Japan
by Darryl E. Flaherty
Harvard University Press, 2013
Cloth: 978-0-674-06677-9
Library of Congress Classification KNX1629.F53 2013
Dewey Decimal Classification 340.02352

ABOUT THIS BOOK
ABOUT THIS BOOK
Practitioners of private law opened the way toward Japan’s legal modernity in ways the samurai and the state could not. Tracing law regimes from Edo to Meiji, Flaherty shows how the legal profession emerged as a force for change in modern Japan, founding private universities and political parties, and contributing to twentieth-century legal reform.

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