“...the book stands out as a deep moral demand, without cant or humbug or hypocrisy…In short, it is the perfect medium for beginners, practitioners, lecturers in comparative law, and for anyone seeking information, backup, or starting points, for a discussion about the utility of studying foreign law and developing an attractive comparative methodology.” – Guido Alpa,
International and Comparative Law Quarterly, Vol 55, Part 2
“[Markesini's] depiction both of the historical background and of future objectives is captivating.” – Professor Dr Graf von Bernstorff,
“This is an amusing, stimulating, and sometimes controversial work by an outstanding scholar.
Professor Markesinis's book is clear, well documented and displays great learning There is no room for doubt that he has written an illuminating and sometimes provocative book, which will be found very rewarding by the large majority of those who purchase it.” – Frank Wooldridge,
International and Comparative Law Quarterly
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