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Published: 04 May 2020

440 Pages


ISBN: 9780198848011

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Borkowski's Textbook on Roman Law

Sixth Edition

Paul J. du Plessis

  • The only contemporary textbook in the field of Roman law
  • Contains a wide range of supportive learning features: chapter summaries, bibliographies, diagrams, maps, timelines and annotated further reading
  • Begins with a concise historical sketch of Rome and the Romans and provides an overview of the impact of Roman law on modern legal systems
  • Contains extracts from important Roman sources: the Digest and the Institutes of Justinian
  • Supported by an extensive online resources, including multiple choice questions and answers, timelines, biographies and much more
  • Also available as an e-book with functionality, navigation features, and links that offer extra learning support

New to this Edition:

  • The text has been refined (e.g. in relation to property and obligations) and updated (e.g. in relation to time periods) to reflect current scholarly opinions
  • References to important new research (e.g. a number of new Handbooks and Companions) have been included to enable students and course lecturers to follow the most recent developments in the field
  • The accompanying website has been comprehensively reworked (e.g. in relation to multiple choice as well as essay questions) to ensure greater interaction between the text and the online material

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