Eminent Nineteenth-Century Spanish Law Dictionary Escriche, Joaquin Diccionario Razonado de Legislacion y Jurisprudencia. Nueva Edicion en . Get this from a library! Diccionario razonado de legislación y jurisprudencia. [ Joaquín Escriche]. Diccionario razonado de legislación y jurisprudencia | Joaquín Escriche Subject: Derecho, Legislación — Diccionarios — Obras anteriores a Derecho.

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Joaquín Escriche – Tarlton Law Library – Dictionary Collection

Escriche’s work added consistency, precision, and elaboration to the laws of Spain. Escriche’s dictionary, like many other legal texts published in the first half of the nineteenth century, was of great utility, as it crystallized escrichee new progressive political and legal doctrine being taught in universities and practiced in Spanish cities.

Spanish Law He lived and worked there until Diccioario died inand then moved back to Spain to live in Madrid. Subsequent editions, such as the one published by Mexican jurist Juan N.


Diccionario razonado de legislación y jurisprudencia

Born in Teruel, Spain, he was attracted to humanism in his studies. When Ferdinand VII reestablished absolute rule indefeating the efforts of the liberals to reinstate the Constitution ofEscriche emigrated to France. Many liberal writers riccionario jurists wanted to bring about an era of modernization and transformation of the judicial system in Spain, and to override the traditions held over from the colonial era.

During the Napoleonic invasion, he helped defend his country against French domination. Leon Galindo y de Vera.

Imprenta del Colegio nacional de Sordo-Mudos, Escriche was fascinated with the growth of the legal system in Escrichee, and translated the works of several American authors, such as Thomas Jefferson and Jeremy Bentham, into Spanish.

Probably intended as supplement to the 2nd ed. Escriche strove for universality in the concepts he described, and even jurists who disagreed with Escriche’s liberal philosophies used his work, which defines judicial concepts, rules of law, and penal, civil, and mercantile institutions. Imprint varies slightly; irregularities in collation. For information about Escriche and his dictionary, including vast bibliographic information, one may consult the facsimile reprint of the Mexican edition of the dictionary, which contains a long, informative introduction: Libreria de Garnier Hermanos, Jose Vicente y Caravantes y d.


The dictionary was received with great acclaim when it was first published in Paris inboth in Spain and overseas.