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216 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474443968

Bookseller Code (06)

Roman Law before the Twelve Tables

An Interdisciplinary Approach

First Edition

Edited by Sinclair W. Bell and Paul J. du Plessis

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Challenges current orthodox views about the origins of Roman law
  • Brings together an international and interdisciplinary range of contributors
  • Looks beyond the solitary context of Roman law's origins by drawing upon the critical axioms of anthropological theory
  • Includes an up-to-date study of legal texts from other early Italic societies, incorporating important recent archaeological discoveries