Databases \ Making of Modern Law: Legal Treatises, 1800-1926


The full text of 22,000 British Commonwealth and American legal treatises published between 1800-1926 that trace the evolution of modern law.

The legal treatises included analyse and examine the law on specific subject areas and encompass a range of theoretical and practical literature, some very rare, written by the influential writers, and key legal thinkers of the time including Bentham, Dicey, Blackstone and Holmes.

The searchable collection of texts includes a wide range of subjects: domestic and international law, legal history, business and economics, politics and government, national defence, military justice, criminology, religion, labour and social welfare.


MOML Legal Treatises and MOML Trials can be searched simultaneously at Gale Primary Sources, together with several other primary source collections from Gale Cengage, including The Making of the Modern World, Eighteenth Century Collections Online and Nineteenth Century Collections Online.


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