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
The dictionary was received with great acclaim when it was first published in Paris inboth in Spain and overseas. Libreria de Rosa, Bouret y Cia. Imprenta del Colegio nacional de Sordo-Mudos, 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.
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 escgiche, as it crystallized the new progressive political and legal doctrine being taught in universities and practiced in Spanish cities.
Jose Vicente y Caravantes y d. Born in Teruel, Spain, he was attracted to humanism in his studies.
Subsequent editions, such as the one published by Mexican jurist Juan N. Libreria de Garnier Hermanos, During the Napoleonic invasion, he helped defend his country against French domination.
Spanish Law Probably intended as supplement to the 2nd ed. Many liberal writers and 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. He lived and worked there until Ferdinand died inand then moved back to Spain to live in Madrid. 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: Escriche was fascinated with the growth of the legal system in America, and translated the works of several American authors, such as Thomas Jefferson and Jeremy Bentham, into Spanish.