The Grand Experiment: Law and Legal Culture in British Settler Societies
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BeschreibungReveals how local life and culture in selected colonies interacted with the rule of law that accompanied the British colonial project. This book presents an account of the 'incomplete implementation of the British constitution' in the colonies. It explores themes of legal translation, local understandings, and judicial biography.
PortraitHamar Foster is a professor of law at the University of Victoria. Benjamin L. Berger an assistant professor of law at the University of Victoria. A.R. Buck is a professor of law and Co-Director of the Centre for Comparative Law, History and Governance at Macquarie University, Australia.
Pressestimmen"This collection of essays by Canada's and Australasia's most accomplished legal historians is a "must" for academic libraries and those who share these scholars' interest in the legal culture of the British colonial world. - Peter Karsten, author of Between Law and Custom: "High" and "Low" Legal Cultures in the Lands of the British Diaspora, 1600-1900.
Untertitel: 'Law and Society (Hardcover)'. Empfohlen ab 22 Jahre. New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2008
Seitenanzahl: 336 Seiten