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    Roman law in European history
    Stein, Peter, 1926-

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    Personal Author:
    Stein, Peter, 1926-
    Uniform title:
    Romisches Recht und Europa. English
    Roman law in European history / Peter Stein.
    Note:Book review (H-Net).
    Note:Publisher description.
    Publication info:
    New York : Cambridge University Press, 1999.
    Physical description:
    ix, 137 pages : 1 map ; 24 cm
    Content type:
    Bibliography note:
    Includes bibliographical references and index.
    1. Introduction -- 2. Roman law in antiquity. 1. The law of the Twelve Tables. 2. Legal development by interpretation. 3. The praetor and the control of remedies. 4. The ius gentium and the advent of jurists. 5. The empire and the law. 6. The jurists in the classical period. 7. The ordering of the law. 8. The culmination of classical jurisprudence. 9. The division of the empire. 10. Post-classical law and procedure.
    11. The end of the western empire. 12. Justinian and the Corpus iuris -- 3. The revival of Justinian's law. 1. Roman law and Germanic law in the West. 2. Church and empire. 3. The rediscovery of the Digest. 4. The civil law glossators. 5. Civil law and canon law. 6. The attraction of the Bologna studium.
    7. The new learning outside Italy. 8. Applied civil law: legal procedure. 9. Applied civil law: legislative power. 10. Civil law and custom. 11. Civil law and local laws in the thirteenth century. 12. The School of Orleans -- 4. Roman law and the nation state. 1. The Commentators. 2. The impact of humanism. 3. Humanism and the civil law. 4. The civil law becomes a science.
    5. The ordering of the customary law. 6. The Bartolist reaction. 7. The Reception of Roman law. 8. The Reception in Germany. 9. Court practice as a source of law. 10. Civil law and natural law. 11. Civil law and international law. 12. Theory and practice in the Netherlands -- 5. Roman law and codification. 1. Roman law and national laws.
    2. The mature natural law. 3. The codification movement. 4. Early codifications in Germany and Austria. 5. Pothier and the French Civil Code. 6. The German historical school. 7. Pandect-science and the German Civil Code. 8. Nineteenth-century legal science outside Germany. 9. Roman law in the twentieth century.
    "This is a short and succinct summary of the unique position of Roman law in European culture by a legal historian. Peter Stein's study assesses the impact of Roman law in the ancient world and its continued unifying influence throughout medieval and modern Europe."--Jacket.
    Subject term:
    Roman law--History.
    Subject term:
    Law--Europe--Roman influences.
    0521643724 (hard)
    9780521643726 (hard)
    0521643791 (pbk.)
    9780521643795 (pbk.)

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