Journals Higher Education



Published: 26 January 2021

224 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198850960

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The Renaissance of Roman Colonization

Carlo Sigonio and the Making of Legal Colonial Discourse

Edited by Jeremia Pelgrom and Arthur Weststeijn

The History and Theory of International Law

  • Provides new insight into the intellectual history of modern colonial discourse in relation to Roman colonization
  • Explores the influence of Roman law and the model of Roman colonization on the development of the modern understanding of empire by focusing on the work of Carlo Sigonio
  • Combines insights from Roman law and Roman history, the history of international law, and the history of classical scholarship
  • Covers the development and impact of the Roman colonial discourse in a long-term perspective from the Renaissance until today

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