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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