Law, History, Colonialism: The Reach of Empire

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Senior Lecturer School of History Diane Kirkby, Diane Elizabeth Kirkby, Catharine Coleborne, Professor of History in the School of Social Sciences Catharine Coleborne
Manchester University Press, 2001 - 307 pages
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Drawing on contemporary research from an internationally acclaimed group of scholars, this work brings together the disciplines of law, history and post-colonial studies in an exploration of imperialism.

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Contents

Introduction page
1
Colonialisms legality
7
chartering English colonies on the American
26
the Georgian colonies of
46
Imperialism and citizenship
63
indigenous
78
fear and the franchise
91
the work of
106
George Browns narrative
156
Land sovereignty and imperial frontiers
171
sovereigntys power in
190
Land conveyancing reform and the problem of the married
207
Colonialisms legacy
241
the question of evidence
261
Race gender and nation in history and law
277
Index
301

legal history
125
The problem of Aboriginal evidence in early colonial New
140

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