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Law and politics in British colonial thought

Shaunnagh Dorsett

Law and politics in British colonial thought

transpositions of empire

by Shaunnagh Dorsett

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in Basingstoke .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Colonies,
  • Law and legislation,
  • Rule of law,
  • History

  • About the Edition

    "Law and Politics in British Colonial Thought" examines topics such as European law and global justice, transpositions of empire, the frontiers of justice and the crown in colonial New Zealand.

    Edition Notes

    Specialized.

    Statementedited by Shaunnagh Dorsett and Ian Hunter
    SeriesPalgrave studies in cultural and intellectual history, Palgrave studies in cultural and intellectual history
    The Physical Object
    Pagination288 p. ;
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25571565M
    ISBN 10023010455X
    ISBN 109780230104556
    OCLC/WorldCa847359405

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