Law and colonial cultures : legal regimes in world history, 1400-1900 / Lauren Benton.

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  • Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press 2002
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xiii, 285 pages ; 24 cm
ISBN
  • 0521804140
  • 9780521804141
  • 052100926X
  • 9780521009263
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  • Online version licensed for access by U. of T. users.
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-282) and index.
Contents
  • Legal regimes and colonial cultures -- Law in diaspora: the legal regime of the Atlantic world -- Order out of trouble: jurisdictional tensions in Catholic and Islamic empires -- A place for the state: legal pluralism as a colonial project in Bengal and West Africa -- Subjects and witnesses: cultural and legal hierarchies i the Cape Colony and New South Wales -- Constructing sovereignty: extraterritoriality in the Oriental Republic of Uruguay -- Culture and the rule(s) of law.
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  • http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/description/cam021/2001035091.html
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  • Bibliography
  • History.
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Language
  • English
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