Johns, C.H.W. Babylonian and Assyrian Laws, Contracts and Letters. Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 1904. xxii, 424 pp. Reprinted 2000 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. LCCN 99-32862. ISBN 1-58477-022-8. Cloth. $80. * Translation of ancient legal sources such as the Code of Hammurabi, laws relating to contracts, marriage, inheritance, slavery, property, sales, land tenure, and more will show the reader the law and the law-courts, the rights of the State, the family and the individual, and property matters as they existed, and their similarity to today's legal system.