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"Personne" en droit civil français : 1804-1914

Abstract : This dissertation deals with the semantic changes which occurred to the word "person" from Bonaparte's codification to the First World War. It shows that the word kept its traditional uses and meanings in the language of juges and practitioners, which many case law sources of different domains, and the literature on the abolition of slavery and the adage "le mort saisit le vif" exemplified. It also shows that the word was not linked to the ideas of man and subject of right before the neologism that Savigny suggested for some Roman fragments, and that this semantic change took place after 1870 through scholarly writings.
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Tzung-Mou Wu. "Personne" en droit civil français : 1804-1914. Droit. Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS); Università degli studi Roma III, 2011. Français. ⟨tel-00738952⟩



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