Considers the use of marine insurance in Scotland before the mid eighteenth century and argues that contrary to the conclusions of A.D.M Forte in 'Marine Insurance and Risk Distribution in Scotland before 1800' Law and History Review, 5 (1987), 393-412 it was widely used by Scots merchants.
|Title of host publication||Continuity, Change and Pragmatism in the Law|
|Subtitle of host publication||Essays in memory of Professor Angelo Forte|
|Editors||Andrew R C Simpson, Scott Crichton Styles, Euan West, Adelyn L M Wilson|
|Place of Publication||Aberdeen|
|Publisher||Aberdeen University Press|
|Number of pages||43|
|ISBN (Print)||1857520394, 978-1857520392|
|Publication status||Published - 2016|
- legal history
- Scots law
Styles, S. C. (2016). Scottish Marine Insurance before the Mid-Eighteenth Century. In A. R. C. Simpson, S. C. Styles, E. West, & A. L. M. Wilson (Eds.), Continuity, Change and Pragmatism in the Law: Essays in memory of Professor Angelo Forte (pp. 237-279). Aberdeen University Press.