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The Transatlantic Constitution

Colonial Legal Culture and the Empire

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$32.50 • £26.95 • €29.50

ISBN 9780674027190

Publication Date: 03/31/2008


308 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches


  • Acknowledgments
  • A Note on Legal Terms
  • Introduction: The Transatlantic Constitution and the Colonial World
  • I. The Transatlantic Legal World
    • 1. Legal Practitioners and Legal Literates
    • 2. The Laws of England
    • 3. The Laws of Rhode Island
  • II. Transatlantic Legal Practice
    • 4. The Transatlantic Appeal
    • 5. Women, Family, Property
    • 6. Personnel and Practices
  • III. Visions of the Transatlantic Constitution
    • 7. Religious Establishment and Orthodoxy
    • 8. Commerce and Currency
    • 9. The Transatlantic Constitution and the Nation
  • Notes
  • Index

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