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The Grand Experiment: Law and Legal Culture in British Settler Societies (Law and Society Series) ebook

by Hamar Foster


The Grand Experiment book.

The Grand Experiment book. Features essays that reflect the different directions in which legal.

Exploring themes of legal translation, local understandings, judicial biography, and "law at the boundaries," they examine the legal cultures of dominions in Canada . Hamar Foster is a professor of law at the University of Victoria

Hamar Foster is a professor of law at the University of Victoria. Benjamin L. Berger an assistant professor of law at the University of Victoria. Buck is a professor of law and Co-Director of the Centre for Comparative Law, History and Governance at Macquarie University, Australia.

Toronto: The Osgoode Society; Vancouver: UBC Press, 2008, 393 p. Article in Canadian journal of law and society Revue canadienne de droit et société 24(02):285-287 · August 2014 with 4 Reads. Law in Culture and Society. How we measure 'reads'. A Wenner-Gren international conference, Gloggnitz, Austria, Aug. 1966

Print version: Grand experiment Purpose and Intended Audience

Print version: Grand experiment. 1 online resource (XI, 400 pages) : ILlustrations, maps, portraits. Purpose and Intended Audience. Useful for students learning an area of law, The grand experiment : law and legal culture in British settler societies is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

11 The Law of Dower in New South Wales and the United States: A Study in Comparative Legal History, . Buck and Nancy E. Wright

11 The Law of Dower in New South Wales and the United States: A Study in Comparative Legal History, . Wright. 12 Contesting Prohibition and the Constitution in 1850s New Brunswick, Greg Marquis. 13 From Humble Prayers to Legal Demands: The Cowichan Petition of 1909 and the British Columbia Indian Land Question, Hamar Foster and Benjamin L. Berger. Afterword: Looking from the Past into the Future, John . Selected Bibliography.

Recommend this journal. Canadian Journal of Law and Society, La Revue Canadienne Droit et Société.

The work of recent legal historians has alerted us to more complex impact English law had on the peoples, both settler and indigenous, of those colonial societies. This '"new colonial legal history" has revealed subtle and more ambiguous understanding of "the grand experiment. The essays in this volume reflect the exciting new directions in which legal history in the settler colonies of the British Empire had developed.

Series: Onati International Series in Law and Society (Book 7). Paperback: 432 pages. Publisher: Hart Publishing (December 31, 2001).

1825–30, in Hamar Foster, Benjamin Berger and . Buck(eds), The Grand Experiment: Law and Legal Culture in British Settler Societies (Vancouver, 2008), 15–37.

Barry Wright, Libel and the Colonial Administration of Justice in Upper Canada and New South Wales, c. 1825–30, in Hamar Foster, Benjamin Berger and .

University of British Columbia Press. 400 p. (Law and society). T1 - The Grand experiment. Foster, H, Berger, BL & Buck, AR (eds) 2008, The Grand experiment: law and legal culture in British settler societies. Law and society, University of British Columbia Press, Vancouver. The Grand experiment : law and legal culture in British settler societies. T2 - law and legal culture in British settler societies.

The essays in this volume reflect the exciting new directions in which legal history in the settler colonies of the British Empire has developed. The contributors show how local life and culture in selected settlements influenced, and was influenced by, the ideology of the rule of law that accompanied the British colonial project. Exploring themes of legal translation, local understandings, judicial biography, and "law at the boundaries," they examine the legal cultures of dominions in Canada, Australia, and New Zealand to provide a contextual and comparative account of the "incomplete implementation of the British constitution" in these colonies.
The Grand Experiment: Law and Legal Culture in British Settler Societies (Law and Society Series) ebook
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