- Series: Key Themes in Ancient History
- Paperback: 228 pages
- Publisher: Cambridge University Press; Reprint edition (October 27, 1995)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0521388376
- ISBN-13: 978-0521388375
- Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.5 x 9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 13.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars See all reviews (1 customer review)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,419,708 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.
To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.
Law, Violence, and Community in Classical Athens (Key Themes in Ancient History) Reprint Edition
Use the Amazon App to scan ISBNs and compare prices.
Find Rare and Collectible Books
Discover rare, signed and first edition books on AbeBooks, an Amazon Company. Learn More on AbeBooks.com.
Customers who viewed this item also viewed
"This is a challenging and rewarding book that further breaks the traditional mold. Instead of studying ancient law as largely an adjunct of the history of politics, by paying greater attention to the agency, interests and values of the individual, the family, and the community, Cohen's contribution marks a shift of focus in the scholarship on Athenian law--a most timely and welcome one." Richard Lim, The American Journal of Legal History
"...Cohen's new book demonstrates that the Athenian courts and their rhetoric continue to inspire some of the most provocative and methodologically interesting recent work in ancient social history." American Historical Review
"...a provocative work. All scholars interested in Athenian law and values will want to consider it closely." Bryn Mawr Classical Review
"...an excellent work that deserves to be read by all students of Greek social and legal history." Choice
"...provides an insightful and informative look at the legal regulation of violence in Classical Athenian society and the system of litigation employed by its members....The author's method of addressing the subject of society and legal issues is refreshing. The work is thought provoking in the way it looks at the Athenian legal system, but is also enlightening when considering Athenian society as a whole." Steven A. Sayles, The Celator
"This is a challenging and rewarding book that further breaks the traditional mold....Cohen's contribution marks a shift of focus in the scholarship on Athenian law--a most timely and welcome one." The American Journal of Legal History
"...Cohen presents a convincing analysis of Athenian litigation as a form of social conflict and political role playing. Includes a full and helpful bibliography of recent anthropologically oriented literature." George A. Sheets, Religious Studies Review
"Law, Violence and Community is a thought-provoking study....all will benefit from reading it." Ian Morris, Law and History Review
Using comparative anthropological and historical perspectives, this analysis of the legal regulation of violence in Athenian society challenges traditional accounts of the development of the legal process. It examines theories of social conflict and the rule of law as well as actual litigation.
Browse award-winning titles. See more
If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?