Palgrave Studies in Cultural and Intellectual History

Law and Politics in British Colonial Thought

Transpositions of Empire

Editors: Dorsett, S., Hunter, I. (Eds.)

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A collection that focuses on the role of European law in colonial contexts and engages with recent treatments of this theme in known works written largely from within the framework of postcolonial studies, which implicitly discuss colonial deployments of European law and politics via the concept of ideology.

About the authors

SHANNAUGH DORSETT is a Reader in Law at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.   IAN HUNTER is an Australian Professorial Fellow at the University of Queensland, and Deputy Director of the Centre for the History of European Discourses, Australia.

Table of contents (14 chapters)

Table of contents (14 chapters)
  • Introduction

    Pages 1-8

    Hunter, Ian (et al.)

  • Global Justice and Regional Metaphysics: On the Critical History of the Law of Nature and Nations

    Pages 11-29

    Hunter, Ian

  • Justice and Imperialism: On the Very Idea of a Universal Standard

    Pages 31-48

    Ivison, Duncan

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

    Pages 51-70

    Tomlins, Christopher

  • The Uses of the Rule of Law in British Colonial Societies in the Nineteenth Century

    Pages 71-90

    McLaren, John

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Law and Politics in British Colonial Thought
Book Subtitle
Transpositions of Empire
Editors
  • S. Dorsett
  • I. Hunter
Series Title
Palgrave Studies in Cultural and Intellectual History
Copyright
2010
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Shaunnagh Dorsett and Ian Hunter
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-11438-8
DOI
10.1057/9780230114388
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-10455-6
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-28913-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 276
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