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
Physical description
1 online resource (xiii, 285 pages).
ISBN
  • 9780511512117
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 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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  • Bibliography
  • text
Language
  • English

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