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Vol 22 No 3 March/April 2017

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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Borkowski's Textbook on Roman Law 5th ed isbn 9780198736226

Borkowski's Textbook on Roman Law 4th ed


ISBN13: 9780199574889
New Edition ISBN: 9780198736226
Previous Edition ISBN: 0199276072
Published: May 2010
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



Borkowski's Textbook on Roman Law has been written with undergraduate students firmly in mind. The book provides a clear and highly readable account of Roman private law and civil procedure, with coverage of all key topics, including the Roman legal system, and the law of persons, property, and obligations.

Aiming to provide a rounded picture of the subject, the author sets the law in its social and historical context, and demonstrates the impact of Roman law on our modern legal systems.

A major feature of the book is the inclusion throughout of extracts in translation from the most important sources of Roman law: the Digest and the Institutes of Justinian. Annotated further reading sections at the end of each chapter act as a guide to further enquiry.

Subjects:
Roman Law and Greek Law
Contents:
1: Introduction: Rome - a historical sketch
I. THE ROMAN LEGAL SYSTEM
2: The sources of Roman law
3: Roman litigation
II. THE LAW OF PERSONS
4: Status, slavery and citizenship
5: The Roman family
III. THE LAW OF PROPERTY AND INHERITANCE
6: Interests in property
7: Acquiring ownership
8: Inheritance
IV. THE LAW OF OBLIGATIONS
9: Contracts
10: Delicts
V. ROMAN LAW AND THE MODERN WORLD
11: Roman Law and the European ius commune