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(Charles Dickens as a Legal Historian.pdf) Holdsworth proves that historians should study the novels of Charles Dickens as source material about the workings of English law and legal institutions He shows how Bleak House highlights the procedures of the Court of Chancery and Pickwick Papers illuminates the procedure of the common law The addresses contained in this book were delivered in the William L Storrs Lecture Series before the Law School of Yale University The distinguished English historian Professor Holdsworth has contrived even during his moments of recreation to render us his debtors No two books outside the bounds of technical law are more worth reading for law students than Pickwick Papers and Bleak House Even a trained trial lawyer however is puzzled by some of the legal points brought up by Dickens because they have fortunately passed forever out of the realm of living law Professor Holdsworth has performed a valuable service to lawyers and laymen alike in explaining these obscurities And he has done much more than this He has increased our admiration for the genius of Dickens by proving his great merit as a legal historian Zechariah Chafee Jr Harvard Law Review CONTENTS I The Courts and the Dwellings of the Lawyers II The Lawyers Lawyers Clerks and Other Satellites of the Law III Bleak House and the Procedure of the Court of Chancery IV Pickwick and the Procedure of the Common Law Index AUTHOR BIO Distinguished Vinerian Professor of English Law at Oxford University Sir William Searle Holdsworth is widely known for his seminal volume History of English Law as well as others including The Historians of Anglo American Law An Historical Introduction to the Land Law and The Law of SuccessionDownload and Read Online books ePub/PDF/Audible/Kindle, its easy way to streaming Charles Dickens as a Legal Historian books for multiple devices.