The Historical Foundations of South African Private Law
Author(s): BC Stoop CG van der Merwe PJ Thomas
Formats: eBook Paperback
eBook ISBN: 9780409114324
This book discuss some fundamental changes in South African legal education. One of these changes is the introduction at first year level of a course in the basics of the law and the development of legal skills. At several universities, Roman law will be taught to students at first year level. Roman law is both foundation and basic superstructure of South African private law. This new work promotes a proper understanding of Roman legal development and is an essential study guide for students of Roman law. Free LexisNexis PassPlus to the value of R300 included with the purchase of this title.
Conveniently divided into four distinct parts. Deals with history of South African law and sets out decisive aspects of legal history. Discusses the Roman law of things, which is the basis of the modern South African law of things. The Roman law of contract and delict are also set out and analysed. Essential textbook for students of Roman law.