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Author Kotkas, Toomas.

Title Royal Police Ordinances in Early Modern Sweden : the Emergence of Voluntaristic Understanding of Law.

Imprint Leiden : Brill, 2013.

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Description 1 online resource (1 online resource).
Series The northern world : North Europe and the Baltic c. 400-1700 A.D. peoples, economies and cultures, 1569-1462 ; v. 64
Northern world ; v. 64.
Summary In Royal Police Ordinances in Early Modern Sweden, based on analysis of a large amount of empirical material Toomas Kotkas claims that a new, voluntaristic understanding of law emerged in 17th-century Sweden.
Contents Political theory and police in early modern Sweden -- Royal police ordinances between 1523 and 1611 : enforcement of medieval law -- Royal police ordinances between 1612 and 1718 : making of new law -- Scientification of police: the end of the broad conception of police -- Conclusions.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Police -- Sweden -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: 9781306087445
ISBN 1306087449 (ebk)
9781306087445 (ebk)