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The Spirit of Roman Law

The Spirit of Roman Law (Paperback)

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This book is not about the rules or concepts of Roman law, says Alan Watson, but about the values and approaches, explicit and implicit, of those who made the law. The scope of Watson's concerns encompasses the period from the Twelve Tables, around 451 B.C., to the end of the so-called classical period, around A.D. 235. As he discusses the issues and problems that faced the Roman legal intelligentsia, Watson also holds up Roman law as a clear, although admittedly extreme, example of law's enormous impact on society in light of society's limited input into law.

LawJurisprudence & general issuesSystems of lawRoman lawPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesCultural Studies Publisher: University of Georgia Press Publication Date: 15/04/2008 ISBN-13: 9780820330617  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Alan Watson, Distinguished Research Professor and Ernest P. Rogers Chair at the University of Georgia School of Law, is regarded as one of the world's foremost authorities on Roman law, comparative law, legal history, and law and religion.

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