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Vol 21 No 12 Dec 16/Jan 17

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The UK Supreme Court Yearbook Volume 7: 2016

Edited by: Daniel Clarry, Christopher Sargeant
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The Origin and History of Contract in Roman Law: Down to the End of the Republican Period

ISBN13: 9781316623152
Published: October 2016
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback (Hardback in 1895)
Price: £21.99

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Originally published in 1895, this book was formed from the Yorke Prize Essay for 1893. The text presents a discussion of the role of contracts in the development of Roman law and trade down to the end of the Republican period.

A list of authorities consulted is included. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in Roman law and the classical world.

Roman Law and Greek Law
1. Regal period: early agreements
2. Contracts of regal period
3. Twelve tables
4. Development of contract
5. Formal contracts of later Republic
6. Contracts of ius gentium, part I
7. Contracts of ius gentium, part II
8. Contracts not classified as such by the jurists