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

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  • Cambridge : Cambridge University Press 2002
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xiii, 285 p. ; 24 cm.
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  • 052100926x
  • 0521804140
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  • Source of acquisition: 2004/06/CHAN
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  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-282) and index.
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  • English

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

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  • Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press 2004, c2002
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xiii, 285 p. ; 23 cm.
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  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-282) and index.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic text and image data. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University of Michigan, MPublishing, 2013. Includes both TIFF files and keyword searchable text. ([ACLS Humanities E-Book]) Mode of access: Intranet.
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Law and Colonial Cultures : Legal Regimes in World History, 1400-1900

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  • Cambridge : Cambridge University Press 2001
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1 online resource (301 p.)
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  • 9780511155765
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Contents
  • Half-title -- Series-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- ONE Legal Regimes and Colonial Cultures -- INSTITUTIONAL WORLD HISTORY -- LEGAL PLURALISM -- JURISDICTIONAL AND CULTURAL BOUNDARIES -- CULTURAL AND LEGAL INTERMEDIARIES -- LAW AND PROPERTY, LAW AS PROPERTY -- CULTURE/STRUCTURE -- CONCLUSION -- TWO Law in Diaspora -- JURISDICTIONAL COMPLEXITIES IN IBERIAN LAW -- LAW IN THE PORTUGUESE TRADING-POST EMPIRE -- LEGAL PLURALISM IN AFRICA -- MARRONAGE AS A LEGAL STATUS -- BARBAROUS RAIDS, CIVILIZED RANSOM -- AN INTERNATIONAL LEGAL REGIME
  • THREE Order out of Trouble -- NEW JURISDICTIONAL PUZZLES FOR SPANIARDS -- CHURCH, CROWN, AND INDIANS IN NORTHERN NEW SPAIN -- ISLAMIC JUSTICE, OTTOMAN STRATEGIES -- HINDUS AS LEGAL SUBJECTS IN GOA -- ''CIVILIZATIONS'' AND CONFLICTS IN COMMON -- FOUR A Place for the State -- LEGAL POLICY AND JURISDICTIONAL COMPLEXITY IN BRITISH INDIA -- QADI JUSTICE -- STATE HEGEMONY -- THE LEGAL LIMITS OF ''ASSIMILATION'' -- CONCLUSION -- FIVE Subjects and Witnesses -- EUROPEAN LAW AND THE KHOI AS LEGAL SUBJECTS -- DEFINING ''CREDIBLE WITNESSES'' -- ABORIGINES AS LEGAL SUBJECTS IN NEW SOUTH WALES
  • THE ''RIGHT TO STEAL WHAT THEY THOUGHT PROPER'' -- CONCLUSION -- SIX Constructing Sovereignty -- LAW AND SPANISH AMERICAN STATES -- LAW AND "LAWLESSNESS" IN THE BANDA ORIENTAL -- LAW CROSSING BORDERS -- A "COUNTRY CLAIMING TO BE CIVILIZED" -- LEGAL REFORMS -- INFORMAL EMPIRE AND EXTRATERRITORIALITY IN A GLOBAL CONTEXT -- SEVEN Culture and the Rule(s) of Law -- Bibliography -- PRINCIPAL ARCHIVAL COLLECTIONS -- SECONDARY AND PUBLISHED PRIMARY SOURCES -- Index
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  • Argues that institutions and culture serve as important elements of international legal order.

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