Roman law

    Spying on Canadians

    By Gregory S. Kealey

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    Award winning author Gregory S. Kealey's study of Canada's security and intelligence community before the end of World War II depicts a nation caught up in the Red Scare in the aftermath of the Bolshevik Revolution and tangled up with the imperial interests of first the United Kingdom and then...

    Roman Power

    By William V. Harris

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    This book offers an ambitious and readable exploration of why the large and unusually durable Roman Empire came into being, what kind of state and people constructed it, how the structure was able to survive for so long, and what eventually went wrong. It will be important for all those...

    Roman Law and the Origins of the Civil Law Tradition

    By George Mousourakis

    Hardback £50.45

    The last three chapters of the book offer an overview of the history of Roman law from the early Middle Ages to modern times and illustrate the way in which Roman law furnished the basis of contemporary civil law systems.

    Iniuria and the Common Law

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    Addressing a series of doctrinal puzzles within the law of assault, defamation and breach of privacy, the book considers in what respects the Roman delict of iniuria overlaps with its modern counterparts in England, Scotland and South Africa.

    A Brief Outline of Roman Law

    By MoreDanilo Ceccarelli

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    This book is a comprehensive introductory handbook with which to study Roman Law and its main institutes. The handbook is largely intended for canon law students who speak English and wish to uphold the medieval maxim "ius romanum vivit in Ecclesia".

    Justinian\'s Digest: Character and Compilation

    By Tony Honore

    Hardback Save £0.29 = £54.70

    This book collects Honore's groundbreaking work on the composition of Justinian's Digest, among the most important texts in Roman Law. It reconstructs the methodology of the Digest's composition, and examines the broader issues raised by the Digest's creation - how it was conceived by its compilers, its purpose, and its...

    Roman Law and Common Law

    By W. W. Buckland

    Paperback £39.35

    This book is concerned with the fundamental rules and institutions of the two systems of Roman Law and Common Law.

    Republic and The Laws

    By Marcus Tullius Cicero

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    Cicero's The Republic is an impassioned plea for responsible government, based on Greek political theory, and written just before the civil war that ended the Roman Republic. Its sequel, The Laws, expounds the influential doctrine of Natural Law, setting out an ideal code for a reformed Roman Republic that is...

    The Due Process of Law

    By Alfred Denning

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    Two central themes run through The Due Process of Law. The first is the workings of the various "measures authorised by the law so as to keep the streams of justice pure" - that is to say, contempt of court, judicial inquiries, and powers of arrest and search. The second...

    The Digest of Roman Law: Theft, Rapine, Damage and Insult

    By Justinian I,Emperor of the East

    Paperback Save £2.74 = £10.25

    Codified by Justinian I and published under his aegis in A.D. 533, this work of legal history presents a picture of ordinary life in Rome.

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