The payment order of antiquity and the middle ages : a legal history /
- Publication info:
- Oxford ; Portland, Or. : Hart, 2011.
Osgoode Hall Law School Library
On the Shelf
- The payment order of antiquity and the middle ages : a legal history / Benjamin Geva.
- Main Author:
- Geva, Benjamin, 1946-
Oxford ; Portland, Or. : Hart, 2011
- Local Note:
Original publisher's dust jacket is kept and preserved as a separate item.Osgoode faculty author: Benjamin Geva.
- Physical Description:
xlvi, 736 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (pages -711) and index.
Table of Contents
- Money, payment in money, and the order to pay money
- Money and monetary legal theory in antiquity and the Middle Ages
- Funds transfers in antiquity : instruments, institutions and mechanisms
- Deriving history from law : are cheques traceable to the Talmud?
- The payment order under Roman law
- The medieval Hawale : the legal nature of the Suftaj and other Islamic payment instruments
- Funds transfer under Talmudic law : orthodoxy and adaptation
- Payment orders in medieval continental Europe : book transfers and bills of exchange
- Payment orders under English common law : the bailment of money and the "reception" of the bill of exchange
- Evolution and transformation : the birth of the modern payment system in post-medieval England
- Turning the wheels of post-medieval change : paper circulation and negotiatbility under English law
- Staying on course : the footprint of ancient and medieval doctrine and practice on modern payment laws
- Epilogue : From barter to electronic funds transfers and the role of law.