The Transatlantic Constitution

Author: Mary Sarah Bilder
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674020948
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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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time when the colonies were of limited strategic, political, or economic
importance. The argument has ... See Mary Sarah Bilder, The Transatlantic
Constitution: Colonial Legal Culture and the Empire (Cambridge, MA, 2004). 67
These sources ...

Remaking Custom

Author: Ellen Holmes Pearson
Publisher: University of Virginia Press
ISBN: 0813930936
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The book also deals with innovations that presented uncomfortable challenges to law educators as they sought creative ways to justify the legal cultures that grew up around slavery and Anglo-Americans’ hunger for land occupied by Native ...

Settlers Liberty And Empire

Author: Craig Yirush
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139496042
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Nevertheless, their focus on the conservative, prescriptive nature of the colonial
case, and in particular their denial that ... The Transatlantic Constitution: Colonial
Legal Culture and the Empire (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2004); and
 ...

The Revolutionary Constitution

Author: David J. Bodenhamer
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199702950
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Donald S. Lutz, Colonial Origins of the American Constitution: A Documentary
History (Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, 2010), ... The Transatlantic Constitution:
Colonial Legal Culture and the Empire (Cambridge: Harvard University Press,
2004), ...

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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See Lauren Benton, A Search for Sovereignty: Law and Geography in European
Empires, 1400– 1900 (New York, 2010); ... 2002); Mary Sarah Bilder, The
Transatlantic Constitution: Colonial Legal Culture and the Empire (Cambridge,
Mass., ...

Britain S Oceanic Empire

Author: H. V. Bowen
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139510819
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also derives, in part, from the notion that the English common law transcended all
rival legal systems, especially in ... Mary Sarah Bilder, The transatlantic
constitution: colonial legal culture and the empire (Cambridge, MA, 2004); Ken ...

The Constitutional Origins Of The American Revolution

Author: Jack P. Greene
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139492934
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Challenging those historians who have assumed that the British had the law on their side during the debates that led to the American Revolution, this volume argues that the empire had long exhibited a high degree of constitutional ...

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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The contributors argue that understanding the development of early Virginia legal history—as shown through these book collections—not only illuminates important aspects of Virginia’s history and culture; it also underlies a thorough ...

The American Constitutional Tradition

Author: H. Lowell Brown
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1683930487
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Colonial Charters, Covenants, and Revolutionary State Constitutions, 1578–
1780 H. Lowell Brown ... Mary S. Bilder, The Transatlantic Constitution: Colonial
Legal Culture and the Empire (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2004), 1. 19
.