Roman Law in Context / Edition 1

Roman Law in Context / Edition 1

by David Johnston
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521639611

ISBN-13: 9780521639613

Pub. Date: 09/28/1999

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521639613
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/28/1999
Series:
Key Themes in Ancient History Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
164
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.39(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. Sources and methodology; 3. Family and inheritance; 4. Property; 5. Commerce; 6. Litigation; Epilogue.

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