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Title Legal pluralism and empires, 1500-1850 [electronic resource] / edited by Lauren Benton and Richard J. Ross.
Publication Info. New York : New York University Press, 2013.
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Description 1 online resource.
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"This volume developed out of a 2010 conference on New Perspectives on Legal Pluralism organized by Lauren Benton and Richard Ross through the Symposium on Comparative Early Modern Legal History ... under the auspices of the Center for Renaissance Studies at the Newberry Library in Chicago" -- Acknowledgments.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Empires and legal pluralism : jurisdiction, sovereignty, and political imagination in the early modern world / Lauren Benton and Richard J. Ross -- "Bundles of hyphens" : corporations as legal communities in the early modern British empire / Philip J. Stern -- Litigating empire : the role of French courts in establishing colonial sovereignties / Helen Dewar -- Aspects of legal pluralism in the ottoman empire / Karen Barkey -- Reconstructing early modern notions of legal pluralism / Richard J. Ross and Philip J. Stern -- Between justice and economics : "Indians" and reformism in eighteenth-century Spanish imperial thought / Brian Owensby -- Magistrates in empire : convicts, slaves, and the remaking of the plural legal order in the British Empire / Lauren Benton and Lisa Ford -- "Seeking the water of baptism" : fugitive slaves and imperial jurisdiction in the early modern Caribbean / Linda Rupert -- "A pretty gov[ernment]!" : the "confederation of united tribes" and Britain's quest for imperial order in the New Zealand islands during the 1830s / P. G. McHugh -- Laws' histories : pluralisms, pluralities, diversity / Paul D. Halliday -- Rules of law, politics of empire / Jane Burbank and Frederick Cooper.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject Colonies -- Law and legislation -- Congresses.
Legal polycentricity -- Congresses.
Added Author Benton, Lauren A., editor of compilation.
Ross, Richard Jeffrey, editor of compilation.
Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9780814771167 0814771165 9780814708361 0814708366 (DLC) 2013001060
ISBN 0814708315 (electronic bk.)
9780814708316 (electronic bk.)
9780814771167 (cloth : alk. paper)
0814771165 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780814708361 (paperback : alk. paper)
0814708366 (paperback : alk. paper)
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