Law and colonial cultures : legal regimes in world history, 1400-1900 / Lauren Benton.

"Law and Colonial Cultures advances a new perspective in world history, arguing that cultural practice and institutions - not just the global economy - shaped colonial rule and the international order. The book examines the shift from the multicentric law of early modern empires to the state-ce...

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Main Author: Benton, Lauren A., 1956- (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2002.
Series:Studies in comparative world history.
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