Scottish Marine Insurance before the Mid-Eighteenth Century

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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.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationContinuity, Change and Pragmatism in the Law
Subtitle of host publicationEssays in Memory of Professor Angelo Forte
EditorsAndrew R. C. Simpson, Scott Crichton Styles, Euan West, Adelyn L. M. Wilson
Place of PublicationAberdeen
PublisherAberdeen University Press
Number of pages43
ISBN (Print)978-1857520392
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2016


  • law
  • insurance
  • legal history
  • Scots law


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