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Primitive law. by Edwin Sidney Hartland

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Published by Harper in New York .
Written in English


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First pub. London, Methuen, 1924.

SeriesThe worlds of learning and discovery
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Open LibraryOL14593753M

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Buck is introduced to primitive law when he first witnesses a dog fight. He sees how rank and order fall within a pack of dogs, and it is this first experience that inspires Buck to eventually. The narrator introduces Buck, the proud and prized pet of Judge does "not read the newspapers," so has no sense of the "trouble" that might be "brewing" around him as he cavorts around the Judge's sprawling and "sun-kissed" estate in Santa Clara, or the "trouble" "brewing" unbeknownst to Buck is the Klondike gold rush, which has created a great demand for and. His book is an admirable study of a difficult subject. ” —Huntington Cairns, Journal of Politics “ The Law of Primitive Man is a first-rate comparative study of the law and its development—the best thing of its kind The book will undoubtedly become a classic in the field of sociology of law. ” —Everett C. Hughes, Stanford Law Review. This is the reason why the present book by Mr. Sidney Hartland deserves special attention, devoted as it is exclusively to the discussion of primitive law and written by one who is both a learned.

This quotation is from the beginning of Chapter I, “Into the Primitive,” and it defines Buck’s life before he is kidnapped and dragged into the harsh world of the a favored pet on Judge Miller’s sprawling California estate, Buck lives like a king—or at least like an “aristocrat” or a “country gentleman,” as London describes him. A classic work in the anthropology of law, this book offered one of the first ambitiously conceived analyses of the fundamental rights and duties that are treated as law among nonliterate peoples (labeled "primitive" at the time of the original publication).Cited by:   This book is a study of the beginnings of law and the 'primitive' stages of its development, from the first rudimentary rules of conduct to the codes of the legal systems. Its scope extends to both cultures and legal systems from the ancient and medieval past: those of the Babylonians and Assyrians, Hittites, Hebrews, Romans, Hindus, English Cited by: A classic work in the anthropology of law, this book offered one of the first ambitiously conceived analyses of the fundamental rights and duties that are treated as law among nonliterate peoples (labeled "primitive" at the time of the original publication). The heart of the book is a description and analysis of the law of five societies: the Eskimo; the Ifugao of northern Luzon in the.

  Primitive Affliction is the true story of how members of a criminal motorcycle gang and white power domestic terrorist group merged to produce a hybrid organization involved in planning bombings and murders, distributing narcotics, and executing other crimes with the goal of establishing a whites-only homeland in the Pacific Northwest of the United States/5(7).   This book is a study of the beginnings of law and the 'primitive' stages of its development, from the first rudimentary rules of conduct to the codes of the legal systems. Its scope extends to both cultures and legal systems from the ancient and medieval past: those of the Babylonians and Assyrians, Hittites, Hebrews, Romans, Hindus, English Brand: Taylor And Francis. Define primitive. primitive synonyms, primitive pronunciation, primitive translation, English dictionary definition of primitive. adj. 1. a. Of or relating to an early or original stage or . Religion, magic and law ; The functions of law ; The trend of law. Summary A classic work in the anthropology of law, this book offered one of the first ambitiously conceived analyses of the fundamental rights and duties that are treated as law among nonliterate peoples (labeled "primitive" at the time of the original publication).