BLACK GAIVS

A Quest for the Multicultural Origins of the "Western Legal Tradition"

P.G. Monateri


FINAL ENGLISH VERSION (2003)

VERSIONE ITALIANA DEFINITIVA (2003)


Introduction: A Reversal of Grounds

Part I : The Manifacturing of the Western Roots

Genealogies and Governance

The "Aryan Model"

The "African-Semitic Theory"

The Professional Resistance

The "Western Canon": Tradition and Dissemination

Part II : A Critique of the Western Genius

Defamiliarizing the Western Family

Rome and the West

Egypt and the East

Contract, Magic and Exotic

The "Origin of the State"

The Mechanics of the Law

A Theory of the Rising Jurists

Redaction and Deromanization

Conclusion: "The Closing of the Western Mind"