The Transatlantic Constitution

Author: Mary Sarah Bilder
Publisher: Harvard University Press
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Departing from traditional approaches to colonial legal history, Mary Sarah Bilder argues that American law and legal culture developed within the framework of an evolving, unwritten transatlantic constitution that lawyers, legislators, and ...

Sovereignty And Possession In The English New World

Author: Ken MacMillan
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521870097
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The Legal Foundations of Empire, 1576-1640 Ken MacMillan. time when the
colonies were of ... of the concept of 'empire' itself.''65 But, while it is true that
central control in the colonial peripheries before 1640 was rarely excessive, this
was less the result of apathy and disinterest than considered forethought and
careful design. ... See Mary Sarah Bilder, The Transatlantic Constitution: Colonial
Legal Culture and the Empire (Cambridge, MA, 2004). 67 These sources are the
Privy ...

Esteemed Bookes Of Lawe And The Legal Culture Of Early Virginia

Author: Warren M. Billings
Publisher: University of Virginia Press
ISBN: 0813939402
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192 The presence of English statute books in the courthouses of colonial Virginia
both symbolized and perpetuated this legacy. NOTES 1. Mary Sarah Bilder, The
Transatlantic Constitution: Colonial Legal Culture and the Empire (Cambridge,
MA, 2004), 7. For a discussion of the origins and development of dual legislative
authorities in English America, see Bilder, “English Settlement and Local
Governance,” in The Cambridge History of Law in America, ed. Michael
Grossberg and ...

Settlers Liberty And Empire

Author: Craig Yirush
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139496042
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Colonial Political and Constitutional History (Charlottesville: University of Virginia
Press, 1994). On consensual authority as a feature of early modern empires in
general, see Christine Daniels and Michael V. Kennedy, eds., Negotiated
Empires: Centers and Peripheries in the Americas, 1500–1820 (New York and
London: Routledge, 2002). On the culture of constitutionalism in the empire, see
Mary Sarah Bilder, The Transatlantic Constitution: Colonial Legal Culture and the
Empire ...

Cooperation And Empire

Author: Tanja Bührer
Publisher: Berghahn Books
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2. S. Plaatje, Native Life in South Africa Before and Since the European War and
the Boer Rebellion (Whitefish, MT: Kessinger Publishing, 2004), 12–13. 3. M.S.
Bilder, The Transatlantic Constitution: Colonial Legal Culture and the Empire (
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2008), 145. 4. L. Benton and R. Ross (
eds), Legal Pluralism and Empires, 1500–1850 (New York: New York University
Press, 2013); L. Benton, A Search for Sovereignty: Law and Geography in
European ...

Thomas Jefferson Legal History And The Art Of Recollection

Author: Matthew Crow
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107161932
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1157–1211; Mary Sarah Bilder, The Transatlantic Constitution: Colonial Legal
Culture and the Empire (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2004); Daniel
J. Hulsebosch, Constituting Empire: New York and the Transformation of
Constitutionalism in the Atlantic World, 1664–1830 (Chapel Hill: University of
North Carolina Press, 2005); Alison LaCroix, The Ideological Origins of American
Federalism (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2010); Aziz Rana, The
Two Faces of ...

Legal Pluralism And Empires 1500 1850

Author: Lauren Benton
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814708366
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17 (emphasis added); Stern, Company-State, 26. Report of the Attorney General
Concerning Interlopers, 16 Nov. 1681, the National Archives [hereafter TNA], CO
77/49 f. 247. London to St. Helena, 3 Aug. 1687, IORE/3/91 f. 180-81; Stern,
Company-State, 26. Mary Sarah Bilder, The Transatlantic Constitution: Colonial
Legal Culture and the Empire (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2004).
Quoted by Ken Macmillan, Sovereignty and Possession in the New World: The
Legal ...

The Revolutionary Constitution

Author: David J. Bodenhamer
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019991303X
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Chapter 1: Antecedents Since the 1960s a series of excellent works have
appeared on the legal and constitutional heritage of the American colonies, but
no singlevolume survey exists. ... the Transformation of Constitutionalism in the
Atlantic World, 1664–1830 (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2005)
, and Mary Sarah Bilder, The Transatlantic Constitution: Colonial Legal Culture
and the Empire (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2004), which examines
Rhode Island.

A Companion To American Legal History

Author: Sally E. Hadden
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118533763
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Bilder, Mary Sarah (2004). The Transatlantic Constitution: Colonial Legal Culture
and the Empire. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA. Billings, Warren M. (
2001 “Mixed ]urisdictions and Convergence: The Louisiana Example.”
International]ournal ofLegal Information 29(2): 272—309. Black, Barbara (1976).
“The Constitution of Empire: The Case for the Colonists.” University
ofPennsylvania Law Review 124(5): 1 1 57—121 1. Brewer, Holly (2007). By
Birth or Consent: Children, ...

Pirate Nests And The Rise Of The British Empire 1570 1740

Author: Mark G. Hanna
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 1469617951
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Beyond questions of piracy, the establishment of complex and varied “legal
cultures” dependent upon specific local colonial circumstances has been heavily
debated. See Christopher L. Tomlins and Bruce H. Mann, eds., The Many
Legalities of Early America (Chapel Hill, N.C., 2001); Lauren A. Benton, Law and
Colonial Cultures: Legal Regimes in World History, 1400–1900 (Cambridge,
2002); Mary Sarah Bilder, The Transatlantic Constitution: Colonial Legal Culture
and the Empire ...