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Title Beyond dogmatics : law and society in the Roman world / edited by J.W. Cairns and P.J. du Plessis.

Imprint Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2007.

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Description 1 online resource (xi, 223 pages).
Series Edinburgh studies in law ; v. 3
Edinburgh studies in law ; v. 3.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface; List of Contributors; List of Abbreviations; DEBATES AND CONTENTS; Introduction: Themes and Literature; 1 Law and Society; LAW AND EMPIRE; 2 Legal Pluralism and the Roman Empires; 3 Diplomatics, Law and Romanisation; LAW CODES AND CODIFICATION; 4 Roman Law Codes; 5 Diocletian and the Efficacy of Public Law; DEATH, ECONOMICS AND SUCCESSION; 6 The Dutiful Legatee; 7 The Hereditability of Locatio Conductio; COMMERCE AND LAW; 8 Dealing with the Abyss; 9 Suing the Paterfamilias; PROCEDURE; 10 Lawsuites in Context; 11 The Role of Delators; Index.
Summary This book is an important contribution to the current lively debate about the relationship between law and society in the Roman world. This debate, which was initiated by the work of John Crook in the 1960?s, has had a profound impact upon the study of law and history and has created sharply divided opinions on the extent to which law may be said to be a product of the society that created it. This work is a modest attempt to provide a balanced assessment of the various points of view. The chapters within this book have been specifically arranged to represent the debate. It contains an introdu.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
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Subject Sociological jurisprudence.
Roman law.
Law -- Social aspects -- Rome.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Cairns, John W.
Plessis, Paul J. du.
Other Form: Print version: Beyond dogmatics. Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2007 9780748627936 0748627936 (OCoLC)78989206
ISBN 9780748631773 (electronic bk.)
0748631771 (electronic bk.)