The penal law of the imperial period from roughly 200 bc to 1911 ad is of particular interest although little known or studied in the west because each of the great dynasties produced codes which functioned both as instruments of government and as a means for the enforcement of confucian morality the content of the codes untouched by western influences remained on many important . Traditional chinese penal law london wildy simmonds and hill 2013 taking as its basis the tang code this book describes the general principles and specific offenses of the penal law as it developed from the tang to the qing dynasties it contains some supplementary material on theories about the nature of the traditional law. Buy traditional chinese penal law revised edition law in east asia series revised edition by geoffrey maccormack isbn 9780854900930 from amazons book store everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Traditional chinese law refers to the laws regulations and rules used in china up to 1911 when the last imperial dynasty fell it has undergone continuous development since at least the 11th century bc this legal tradition is distinct from the common law and civil law traditions of the west as well as islamic law and classical hindu law and to a great extent is contrary to the concepts of contemporary chinese law it incorporates elements of both legalist and . Save on isbn 9780854900930 bibliocom has traditional chinese penal law revised edition law in east asia by geoffrey maccormack and over 50 million more used rare and out of print books
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