Anthropological Approach to the Study of Russian Legal Traditions

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Doctor of Philosophy (Law), Associate Professor of the Department of International Law of the Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia

Abstract: 
In this article author analyzes emergence of an anthropological approach to the study of legal traditions in Russia. It is shown that the first works belong to the 40-50-th years. XIX century. Characterized work KD Kavelin and MM Kovalevsky. For example, the works of MM Kovalevsky, dedicated to legal traditions and customs of the peoples of the Caucasus and, above all, Ossetians, shows their evolution.
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legal traditions, legal practices, anthropology, law, legal life, approach, Russian, Russian Federation.

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