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Roman Law in Context : Key Themes in Ancient History - David Johnston

Roman Law in Context

Key Themes in Ancient History

By: David Johnston, P.A. Cartledge (Editor), Peter Garnsey (Editor)

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Published: 28th September 1999
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This book explains the rules of Roman law in the light of the society and economy in which it operated. The main topics discussed are the family and inheritance, property and the use of land, commercial transactions and the management of businesses, litigation and how easily the Roman citizen could assert his or her legal rights in practice. The book involves a minimum of legal technicality and is intended to be accessible to students and teachers of Roman history.

' ... an attractive volume that effectively balances the needs of the series in which it appears with the author's desire to provide a fresh look at Roman law.' Bryn Mawr Classical Review

Introduction
Sources and methodology
Family and inheritance
Property
Commerce
Litigation
Epilogue
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ISBN: 9780521630467
ISBN-10: 0521630460
Series: Key Themes in Ancient History
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 164
Published: 28th September 1999
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.41