v. 1. A commentary on the development of legal, political, and international ideals: The Greek background. The Roman heritage. The Christian heritage, ancient and medieval. The transition from medieval to modern thought. The era of reform. The beginning of the modern age.-
v. 2. Extracts illustrating the growth of theories and principles of jurisprudence, government, and the law of nations: Jurisprudence. The state. The law of nations.