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Dorsett, Shaunnagh

Law and Politics in British Colonial Thought

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Ian Hunter, Shaunnagh Dorsett

Part I. European Law and Global Justice

2. Global Justice and Regional Metaphysics: On the Critical History of the Law of Nature and Nations
Ian Hunter

3. Justice and Imperialism: On the Very Idea of a Universal Standard
Duncan Ivison

Part II. Transpositions of Empire

4. The Legalities of English Colonizing: Discourses of European Intrusion upon the Americas, c. 1490–1830
Christopher Tomlins

5. The Uses of the Rule of Law in British Colonial Societies in the Nineteenth Century
John McLaren

6. “Your sovereign and Our Father”: The Imperial Crown and the Idea of Legal-Ethnohistory
Mark D. Walters

7. The Justification of King Leopold II’s Congo Enterprise by Sir Travers Twiss
Andrew Fitzmaurice

Part III. Frontiers of Justice

8. Samuel Marsden’s Civility: The Transposition of Anglican Civil Authority to Australasia
Andrew sharp

9. The Limits of Jurisdiction: Law, Governance, and Indigenous Peoples in Colonized Australia
Mark Finnane

10. The Pig and the Peace: Transposing Order in Early Sydney
Lisa Ford

11. William Pember Reeves (1857–1932): Lawyer-Politician, Historian, and “Rough Architect” of the New Zealand State
P. G. McHugh

Part IV. The Crown in Colonial New Zealand

12. Sovereignty as Governance in the Early New Zealand Crown Colony Period
Shaunnagh Dorsett

13. Imperial Policy, Colonial Government, and Indigenous Testimony in South Australia and New Zealand in the 1840s
Damen Ward

14. Law and Politics in the Constitutional Delineation of Indigenous Property Rights in 1840s New Zealand
Mark Hickford

Keywords: History, Cultural History, World History, Global and Transnational History, Imperialism and Colonialism, Social History, History of Britain and Ireland, International Relations

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2010
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Palgrave Studies in Cultural and Intellectual History
Page amount
288 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230114388
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-28913-4

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