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The Resource Obligations in Roman law : past, present, and future, Thomas A.J. McGinn, editor, (electronic book)

Obligations in Roman law : past, present, and future, Thomas A.J. McGinn, editor, (electronic book)

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Obligations in Roman law : past, present, and future
Title
Obligations in Roman law
Title remainder
past, present, and future
Statement of responsibility
Thomas A.J. McGinn, editor
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Language
eng
Summary
"Long a major element of classical studies, the examination of the laws of the ancient Romans has gained momentum in recent years as interdisciplinary work in legal studies has spread. Two resulting issues have arisen, on one hand concerning Roman laws as intellectual achievements and historical artifacts, and on the other about how we should consequently conceptualize Roman law. Drawn from a conference convened by the volume's editor at the American Academy in Rome addressing these concerns and others, this volume investigates in detail the Roman law of obligations -- a subset of private law -- together with its subordinate fields, contracts and delicts (torts). A centuries-old and highly influential discipline, Roman law has traditionally been studied in the context of law schools, rather than humanities faculties. This book opens a window on that world. Roman law, despite intense interest in the United States and elsewhere in the English-speaking world, remains largely a continental European enterprise in terms of scholarly publications and access to such publications. This volume offers a collection of specialist essays by leading scholars ..."--Provided by publisher
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YDXCP
Dewey number
346.02/2
Index
index present
LC call number
KJA2512
LC item number
.O25 2008
Literary form
non fiction
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2008
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"A Conference on Roman Law : The Future of Obligations"
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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McGinn, Thomas A. J
Series statement
Papers and monographs of the American Academy in Rome
Series volume
v. 33
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  • Obligations (Roman law)
  • Contracts (Roman law)
Label
Obligations in Roman law : past, present, and future, Thomas A.J. McGinn, editor, (electronic book)
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A conference on Roman law : the future of obligations / Thomas A.J. McGinn -- The Roman conception of contract / Roberto Fiori -- Roman contracts and the construction of fault in their formation / Federico Procchi -- Status and contract in ancient Rome : with some thoughts on the future of obligations? / Carla Masi Doria -- Theory and practice in the Roman law of contracts / Paul du Plessis -- Obligations in classical procedure / Ernest Metzger -- Public building contracts in the Roman Republic / J. Michael Rainer -- Roman economic policy and the law of contracts / Dennis Kehoe -- Gender and the Roman law of obligations / Nikolaus Benke -- An anthropology of fault at Rome / Salvo Randazzo -- Roman delicts and criminal law : theory and practice / Cosimo Cascione -- Roman delicts and the construction of fault / Maria Floriana Cursi -- The byzantine law of obligations / Bernard Stolte -- Looking ahead to the Roman law of obligations : reflections on opportunities in research and pedagogy / Thomas A.J. McGinn
Control code
ocn828140711
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 367 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780472028573
Isbn Type
(ebk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Obligations in Roman law : past, present, and future, Thomas A.J. McGinn, editor, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A conference on Roman law : the future of obligations / Thomas A.J. McGinn -- The Roman conception of contract / Roberto Fiori -- Roman contracts and the construction of fault in their formation / Federico Procchi -- Status and contract in ancient Rome : with some thoughts on the future of obligations? / Carla Masi Doria -- Theory and practice in the Roman law of contracts / Paul du Plessis -- Obligations in classical procedure / Ernest Metzger -- Public building contracts in the Roman Republic / J. Michael Rainer -- Roman economic policy and the law of contracts / Dennis Kehoe -- Gender and the Roman law of obligations / Nikolaus Benke -- An anthropology of fault at Rome / Salvo Randazzo -- Roman delicts and criminal law : theory and practice / Cosimo Cascione -- Roman delicts and the construction of fault / Maria Floriana Cursi -- The byzantine law of obligations / Bernard Stolte -- Looking ahead to the Roman law of obligations : reflections on opportunities in research and pedagogy / Thomas A.J. McGinn
Control code
ocn828140711
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 367 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780472028573
Isbn Type
(ebk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote

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