Law, history, colonialism : the reach of empire / edited by Diane Kirkby and Catharine Coleborne
- Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press, 2001. and New York : Distributed exclusively in the USA by Palgrave.
- Physical Description:
- xii, 307 pages ; 24 cm.
- Additional Creators:
- Kirkby, Diane Elizabeth and Coleborne, Catharine
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- Studies in imperialism
- Introduction / Diane Kirkby and Catharine Coleborne -- Terminal legality : imperialism and the (de) composition of law / Peter Fitzpatrick -- Law's empire : chartering English colonies on the American mainland in the seventeenth century / Christopher Tomlins -- Reflections on the rule of law / John McLaren -- "Race" definition run amuck : "slaying the dragon of Eskimo status" before the Supreme Court of Canada, 1939 / Constance Backhouse -- The paradox of ultra-democratic government / Patricia Grimshaw, Robert Reynolds and Shurlee Swain., "When there's no safety in numbers" : fear and the franchise in South Africa : the case of Natal / Julie Evans and David Philips -- Making "mad" populations in settler colonies : the work of law and medicine in the creation of the colonial asylum / Catherine Coleborne -- Towards a "taxonomy" for the common law : legal history and the recognition of Aboriginal customary law / Mark D. Walters -- The problem of Aboriginal evidence in early colonial New South Wales / Nancy E. Wright -- Assuming judicial control : George Brown's narrative defence of the "New Britain raid" / Helen Gardner., The fate of Maori land rights in early colonial New Zealand : the limits of the treaty of Waitangi and the doctrine of Aboriginal title / Ann Parsonson -- "Because it does not make sense" : sovereignty's power in the case of Delgamuukw v. The Queen 1997 / John Borrows -- Land, conveyancing reform and the problem of the married woman in colonial Australia / Hilary Golder and Diane Kirkby -- The construction of property rights on imperial frontiers : the case of the New Zealand native land purchase ordinance of 1846 / John C. Weaver., and International law : recolonizing the third world? : law and conflicts over water in the Krishna River basin / Radha D'Souza -- Historians and native title : the question of evidence / Christine Choo -- "Race", gender and nation in history and law / Constance Backhouse ...[et al.].
- 0719060664 (hbk.)
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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