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Early )] TJ ET BT 34.016 168.659 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(chapters on North America and on more miscellaneous topics, such as the international legal context for the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 154.403 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(founding of the Congo Free State, give way to a large number of chapters on Australia and New Zealand. As )] TJ ET BT 34.016 140.147 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(an historian of South Asia and of the operation of English laws in crown settlements such as the City of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 125.891 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Bombay, I would have welcomed coverage of other, not predominantly Anglophone, settlements.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 99.635 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The authors certainly make no claim to be comprehensive, and what the book may lack in geographical )] TJ ET BT 34.016 85.379 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(range, it more than makes up for in sheer volume of fresh insights into the operation of the law in an )] TJ ET BT 34.016 71.123 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(imperial context. 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They also build upon more recent research on the connexion between the evolution )] TJ ET BT 34.016 727.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of international law and the zenith of the European empires.)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 321.956 727.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(1\))] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 RG 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 321.956 726.051 m 335.948 726.051 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 335.948 727.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( As the editors of the book acknowledge, the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 713.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(parameters for such studies have been greatly increased by authors such as James Tully \(endorsements of the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 698.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(highest order from Armitage and Tully appear on the book?s back cover\).)] TJ ET BT 34.016 672.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Such research has been a response to the demand for more historically-situated analyses. It represents a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 658.421 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(departure from the kinds of works on European imperialism inspired by post-colonial theory and the work of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 644.165 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Edward Said. Publications in this emerging tradition, like those in this volume, typically combine a search )] TJ ET BT 34.016 629.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(for precise contexts with a study of ambiguity in the imperial enterprise; for example between imperial )] TJ ET BT 34.016 615.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(governors as agents of the crown, and colonial judges as upholders of a common law tradition. That said, the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 601.397 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(mix of approaches in this volume prove that the new, closely contextual, analysis of imperialism is not )] TJ ET BT 34.016 587.141 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(simply about the rejection of Said-inspired theories. Rather than adhering to a single interpretation of how )] TJ ET BT 34.016 572.885 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(law and empire have interacted, the various contributors to this volume share an awareness of that )] TJ ET BT 34.016 558.629 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(interaction and its implications. Indeed, the first two chapters set out what could be described as the two )] TJ ET BT 34.016 544.373 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(ends of the spectrum of theories that inform research on colonial law and politics.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 518.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(In the first chapter, Ian Hunter argues that the concept of public law as the expression of the ideal of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 503.861 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(universal justice ignores the ways in which laws reflect the norms of the society that enacts them at a given )] TJ ET BT 34.016 489.605 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(time, and are therefore historically and culturally constructed. With more erudition and skill than this short )] TJ ET BT 34.016 475.349 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(summary can convey, Hunter shows that this ideal of justice is essentially a European construct. The slightly )] TJ ET BT 34.016 461.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(mischievous \(albeit ably argued\) conclusion is that those who invoke universal standards of justice to judge )] TJ ET BT 34.016 446.837 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(European colonisation of non-European societies are in fact making use of a European construct.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 420.581 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(In a companion essay, with equal rigour, Duncan Ivison argues that there is a normative universal justice that )] TJ ET BT 34.016 406.325 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(can be applied to imperial experience. Relying mainly on Kant, Ivison offers a philosophico-legal )] TJ ET BT 34.016 392.069 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(justification for this view \(and an excellent appraisal of possible objections to it\). In doing so, Ivison sets )] TJ ET BT 34.016 377.813 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(himself the question, ?How does empire become transposed onto justice?? Ivison?s multi-faceted answer )] TJ ET BT 34.016 363.557 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(has meaningful implications not only for historians of European empires but also for study of the ?new )] TJ ET BT 34.016 349.301 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Imperialism? of the United States since 1945. More generally, Ivison gives a solid foundation for philosopho-)] TJ ET BT 34.016 335.045 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(historical approaches to empire such as those based in the postcolonial tradition.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 308.789 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Speaking as an historian rather than a legal scholar, I felt that this pair of essays provided new and fertile )] TJ ET BT 34.016 294.533 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(ground for a much older debate stemming from the publication in 1978 of Said?s )] TJ ET BT 425.972 294.533 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Orientalism. )] TJ ET BT 489.308 294.533 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(They add )] TJ ET BT 34.016 280.277 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(much needed complexity to this continuing debate by reminding us that the new forms of closely contextual )] TJ ET BT 34.016 266.021 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(intellectual history of empire do not necessarily preclude Saidian orientalism and the works it has inspired.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 239.765 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(In a study that moves from Henry Cabot?s first voyages in the early 16th century, to the eve of the American )] TJ ET BT 34.016 225.509 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Revolution, Christopher Tomlins? chapter locates the legal justifications of British territorial expansion in )] TJ ET BT 34.016 211.253 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(North America less in the concept of )] TJ ET BT 213.644 211.253 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(terra nullus )] TJ ET BT 272.984 211.253 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and more in the Roman law concept of just title through )] TJ ET BT 34.016 196.997 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(war. Yet, as Tomlins points out such an implicit acceptance of the sovereignty of North American Indians )] TJ ET BT 34.016 182.741 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(eventually succumbed to the pressures of population growth. The charter for the state of Georgia, written in )] TJ ET BT 34.016 168.485 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(1732, gave British colonisers the task of claiming and improving uncultivated land and defending the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 154.229 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(territory from ?Indian enemies? \(p. 65\) The land rights of the USA in continental America would )] TJ ET BT 34.016 139.973 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(subsequently be confirmed by the constitution and a number of Supreme Court judgements.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 113.717 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The mutability of the rule of law in colonial contexts is explored by John McLaren. As he points out, the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 99.461 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(model of the rule of law laid down by A. V. Dicey in the late 19th century belies what was in fact a ?net of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 85.205 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(processes? that changed over time and in different colonial contexts. This fluidity was due in part to the lack )] TJ ET BT 34.016 70.949 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of uniformity of imperial jurisdictions. Trinidad, for example, continued to be administered under Spanish )] TJ ET BT 34.016 56.693 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Law after its annexation in 1809 \(p. 80\). In part it was also due to the political nature of judicial )] TJ ET endstream endobj 16 0 obj [14 0 R /Fit] endobj 17 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 18 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 321.9557 726.3655 335.9477 738.2455 ] >> endobj 18 0 obj << /Type /Action >> endobj 19 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Contents 20 0 R >> endobj 20 0 obj << /Length 6794 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg 0.000 0.000 0.800 RG 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d BT 34.016 796.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(appointments to Crown colonies. The interpretation of the rule of law therefore becomes the site of struggles )] TJ ET BT 34.016 782.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(for political power between local assemblies, the political operators in the colonial office and crown judges )] TJ ET BT 34.016 767.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and the British colonial office. )] TJ ET BT 34.016 741.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The interplay of different cultural concepts of sovereignty is explored in Mark Walters? account of relations )] TJ ET BT 34.016 727.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(between the British government and indigenous peoples of Canada. Walter?s central concern is with how the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 713.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(actors involved understood the expression ?Crown as father? and, by extension, how they interpreted )] TJ ET BT 34.016 698.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(imperial sovereignty. One of the most interesting and useful aspects of this chapter is Walters? self-)] TJ ET BT 34.016 684.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(conscious combination of ethno-history with the intellectual historical methods of Quentin Skinner and John )] TJ ET BT 34.016 670.421 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Pocock. One suspects this mixed methodological approach will become more widespread, and Walters offers )] TJ ET BT 34.016 656.165 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(a good template for further research along these lines.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 629.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Andrew Fitzmaurice provides a lively account of the English barrister Travers Twiss? role in proving the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 615.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(international legal legitimacy of the Congo Free State on the grounds that a Company could own a sovereign )] TJ ET BT 34.016 601.397 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(entity. Fitzmaurice is quick to note the grim irony of the story. Twiss?s personal journey from public scandal )] TJ ET BT 34.016 587.141 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(in England to pre-eminence as a Chair of the international law society, benefited from his successful support )] TJ ET BT 34.016 572.885 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of King Leopold?s right to establish the Congo Free State. Yet, Twiss? triumph, which depended on him )] TJ ET BT 34.016 558.629 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(contradicting his own earlier published writings on the issues, paved the way for one of the most brutal )] TJ ET BT 34.016 544.373 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(regimes in modern imperial history.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 518.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Andrew Sharp?s account of Samuel Marsden, the Anglican cleric and missionary, draws attention to a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 503.861 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(relatively neglected problem in the study of imperial lives. He asks us how we can slot together an )] TJ ET BT 34.016 489.605 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(individual?s seemingly inconsistent reputations from different colonial settings: Samuel Marsden is the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 475.349 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(?flogging parson? of Australian history, but has a better reputation in New Zealand. By looking at the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 461.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(contexts that account for how Marsden operated, Sharp explains those acts that have given Marsden his )] TJ ET BT 34.016 446.837 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(reputation \(notably for the brutal floggings\), and shows how continuities in Marsden?s own life can explain )] TJ ET BT 34.016 432.581 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(his different actions and reputation in Australia and New Zealand. )] TJ ET BT 34.016 406.325 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Mark Finnane undermines the assumption that the jurisdictional amenability of aborigines had been firmly )] TJ ET BT 34.016 392.069 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(established in the )] TJ ET BT 120.344 392.069 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(R v Murrell)] TJ ET BT 176.336 392.069 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( case of 1836. The case involved the alleged murder of one aboriginal by )] TJ ET BT 34.016 377.813 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(another and is commonly seen to have established jurisdiction of the court in New South Wales in such )] TJ ET BT 34.016 363.557 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(cases. Finnane explores subsequent cases which show that the precedent was by no means firmly )] TJ ET BT 34.016 349.301 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(established. The overall effect of Finnane?s work is to question the history and extent of the accommodation )] TJ ET BT 34.016 335.045 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of aborigines in Australian law.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 308.789 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The transposition of a key concept in legal governance to a different imperial setting is considered in Lisa )] TJ ET BT 34.016 294.533 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Ford?s chapter on the construction of ?The King?s Peace? in colonial New South Wales. Ford considers how )] TJ ET BT 34.016 280.277 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(military honour on the one hand and the priorities of a community of merchant settlers on the other can )] TJ ET BT 34.016 266.021 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(make different demands on legal concepts such as the King?s Peace. As Ford?s chapter reminds us, it is )] TJ ET BT 34.016 251.765 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(often crises and flashpoints rather than routine activities that call for the clarification of concepts and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 237.509 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(therefore reveal how truly strained or multi-layered those concepts become when transposed to colonial )] TJ ET BT 34.016 223.253 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(societies.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 196.997 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Paul McHugh offers a different take on transpositions of empire by comparing three utopian political )] TJ ET BT 34.016 182.741 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(fictions written about New Zealand. The role of this genre in the intellectual history of the British empire in )] TJ ET BT 34.016 168.485 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the 19th and 20th centuries remains under-researched. McHugh demonstrates the value of such studies for )] TJ ET BT 34.016 154.229 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(understanding the aspirations and assumptions that informed the political positions of particular eras.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 127.973 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Shaunnagh Dorsett considers how sovereignty was understood in a range of British imperial intellectual )] TJ ET BT 34.016 113.717 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(contexts. Focusing on the management of colonial relations, she compares the writings of the New Zealand )] TJ ET BT 34.016 99.461 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Supreme Court Judge Samuel Chapman and the imperial theorist and statesman Sir George Cornewall )] TJ ET BT 34.016 85.205 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Lewis. Dorsett?s choice allows for an examination of the interplay between the common law approach of the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 70.949 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(one and the positive law invocation of singular sovereignty of the other. As the article?s short title, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 56.693 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(?sovereignty as governance?, suggests, the demands of colonial government led to different combinations of )] TJ ET endstream endobj 21 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Annots [ 23 0 R 25 0 R ] /Contents 22 0 R >> endobj 22 0 obj << /Length 4393 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg 0.000 0.000 0.800 RG 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d BT 34.016 796.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(legal instruments being used to meet the political exigencies of the moment.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 770.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Damen Ward examines how courts in South Australia and New Zealand treated aboriginal testimonies in the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 755.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(1840s. In Ward?s hands, the issue of the capacity of aboriginal witnesses offers compelling examples of how )] TJ ET BT 34.016 741.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the administrative powers of lower level courts challenged principles laid down at a higher level. As Ward )] TJ ET BT 34.016 727.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(observes, the varied reception and implementation of the Colonial Evidence Act demonstrates how the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 713.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(structure and practices of imperial governance were different form colony to colony in ways that call for )] TJ ET BT 34.016 698.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(closer examination of procedures and processes. As with so many chapters in this work, it challenges the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 684.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(historian to look at how government operates on a number of levels.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 658.421 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Mark Hickford?s chapter explores the limits of colonial common law and public law as sites for negotiations )] TJ ET BT 34.016 644.165 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(over M?ori rights and entitlements. Such legal vocabularies were used to provide M?oris with property )] TJ ET BT 34.016 629.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(rights that could be recognised by New Zealand?s Anglophone court system. Yet as Hickford demonstrates, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 615.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(such efforts were ultimately undermined by political exigencies \(that is by the deals struck between M?ori )] TJ ET BT 34.016 601.397 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(tribes and colonial agents\). )] TJ ET BT 34.016 575.141 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(As the editors make clear, the chapters in this volume are responses to new demands made by ?the turn to )] TJ ET BT 34.016 560.885 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(history? in the study of imperialism and law. The question of how legal and other governmental structures )] TJ ET BT 34.016 546.629 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(are transposed to different localities must always be a complex one. The kind of interdisciplinary approach )] TJ ET BT 34.016 532.373 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(offered by this work will give invaluable guidance on how future research can continue to examine the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 518.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(intricate interplay between the operational life of empire and those theories and instruments of government )] TJ ET BT 34.016 503.861 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(that are assumed to underpin it. As an intellectual historian of empire, I sincerely hope that the efforts to )] TJ ET BT 34.016 489.605 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(tackle the socio-legal issues covered in this volume \(like the 2009 conference that begat it\) are a sign of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 475.349 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(things to come.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 440.451 Td /F3 18.0 Tf [(Notes)] TJ ET BT 48.816 409.834 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(1.)] TJ ET BT 64.016 409.829 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(David Armitage, )] TJ ET BT 147.668 409.829 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(The Ideological Origins of the British Empire )] TJ ET BT 370.004 409.829 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(Cambridge, 2000\); )] TJ ET BT 467.660 409.829 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(The Global )] TJ ET BT 64.016 395.573 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Order: Empire and International Relations in Nineteenth Century Political Thought)] TJ ET BT 467.684 395.573 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(, ed. 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