Legal pluralism and empires, 1500-1850 / edited by Lauren Benton and Richard J. Ross.

Historians used to imagine empire as an imperial power extending total domination over its colonies. Now, however, they understand empire as a site in which colonies and their constitutions were regulated by legal pluralism: layered and multicentric systems of law, which incorporated or preserved th...

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Other Authors: Benton, Lauren A., 1956- (Editor), Ross, Richard Jeffrey, (Editor)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : New York University Press, 2013.
Series:UPCC book collections on Project MUSE. History.
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