Security for debt in ancient Near Eastern law / / edited by Raymond Westbrook and Richard Jasnow.

Creditors have always sought the protection of the law to secure themselves against loss if the debtor cannot or will not pay the debt. This volume examines the legal instruments of security available to creditors in the earliest known legal systems, their use and abuse, and the ways in which the la...

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Superior document:Culture and history of the ancient Near East
Place / Publishing House:Leiden, The Netherlands ;, Boston ;, Koln : : Brill,, [2001]
Year of Publication:2001
Series:Culture and history of the ancient Near East.
Physical Description:1 online resource (368 pages)
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