Roman Law and the Intellectual History of International Law
The Oxford Handbook of the Theory of International Law, eds. Anne Orford and Florian Hoffmann, OUP 2016, 38-58
30 Pages Posted: 11 Jan 2019
Date Written: 2016
The pivotal role of Roman law is well established in the historiography of the civil law tradition. Compared to this, its role in the intellectual history of international law is a marginal subject. This paper maps the place and role in the intellectual development of international law from Antiquity to the present.
Keywords: history of international law, Roman law, private law
JEL Classification: K10, K33
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