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Houses of Representatives? Courtyard Sites North of the Polar Circle: Reflections on Communal Organisation from the Late Roman Period to the Viking Age

Frode Iversen

in Power and Place in Europe in the Early Middle Ages

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780197266588
eISBN:
9780191896040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266588.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter deals with the geographical organisation of the thing-system of Northern Europe prior to the state-formation processes in the 9th and 10th centuries ad. The courtyard sites (ad 200–900) ... More


Introducing the Court of Aintab

Leslie Peirce

in Morality Tales: Law and Gender in the Ottoman Court of Aintab

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228900
eISBN:
9780520926974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228900.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter provides a detailed description of the court of Aintab during the period 1540–1541. It describes the work of the court, the kinds of law it drew upon, and its place in the varied legal ... More


How We Got Here

Andrew Koppelman

in Same Sex, Different States: When Same-Sex Marriages Cross State Lines

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300113402
eISBN:
9780300135138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300113402.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter presents an overview of the history of the same-sex marriage controversy. The discussions cover America's shifting cultural landscape; the same-sex marriage movement; and the shifting ... More


Introduction

Víctor Ferreres Comella

in Constitutional Courts and Democratic Values: A European Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300148671
eISBN:
9780300148688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300148671.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book concerns the legal landscape of contemporary Europe, which relies on the institutional salience of constitutional courts. Within the European Union, in particular, the vast majority of ... More


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