Benton Lauren Books
Books di Benton Lauren con argomento Colonies Law And Legislation Congresses Legal Polycentricity Congresses
Legal Pluralism and Empires, 1500-1850
Benton Lauren A. (EDT)
Ross Richard J. (EDT)
edizioni New York Univ Pr collana New York Univ Pr (Hardcover)
Historians used to imagine empire as an imperial power extending total domination over its colonies. Now, however, they understand empire as a site in which colonies and their constitutions were regulated by legal pluralism: layered and multicentric systems of law, which incorporated or preserved the law of conquered...