A search for sovereignty : law and geography in European Empires, 1400--1900 / Lauren Benton.

A Search for Sovereignty approaches world history by examining the relation of law and geography in European empires between 1400 and 1900. Lauren Benton argues that Europeans imagined imperial space as networks of corridors and enclaves, and that they constructed sovereignty in ways that merged ide...

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Main Author: Benton, Lauren A., (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
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