Law, Language, and Empire in the Roman Tradition

Law, Language, and Empire in the Roman Tradition demonstrates how Roman civil law functioned as an instrument of empire by tracking its application to the challenges of governing diverse and distant people.

Law, Language, and Empire in the Roman Tradition

Clifford Ando

2011 | 184 pages | Cloth $49.95
Classics | History | Law
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Table of Contents

Preface
Chapter 1. Citizen and Alien before the Law
Chapter 2. Law's Empire
Chapter 3. Empire and the Laws of War
Chapter 4. Sovereignty and Solipsism in Democratic Empires
Chapter 5. Domesticating Domination
Appendix. Work-arounds in Roman Law: The Fiction and Its Kin

Notes
Bibliography
Index
Acknowledgments