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Aboriginal Societies and the Common LawA History of Sovereignty, Status, and Self-Determination

Aboriginal Societies and the Common Law: A History of Sovereignty, Status, and Self-Determination

P.G. McHugh

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198252481
eISBN:
9780191710438
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198252481.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Legal History

This book describes the encounter between the common law legal system and the tribal peoples of North America and Australasia. It is a history of the role of anglophone law in managing relations ... More

Forgotten JusticeForms of Justice in the History of Legal and Political Theory

Forgotten Justice: Forms of Justice in the History of Legal and Political Theory

Allan Beever

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199675487
eISBN:
9780191755477
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199675487.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Legal History

Throughout much of the history of political philosophy, many of the great philosophers begin their work with an investigation of private law. Why is this? And why is the central focus of our modern ... More

Islamic Natural Law Theories

Islamic Natural Law Theories

Anver M. Emon

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579006
eISBN:
9780191722639
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579006.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Legal History

This book offers the first sustained jurisprudential inquiry into Islamic natural law theory. It introduces readers to competing theories of Islamic natural law theory based on close readings of ... More

The JuristsA Critical History

The Jurists: A Critical History

James Gordley

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199689392
eISBN:
9780191768286
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689392.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Philosophy of Law

Jurists, or legal scholars, have had a profound impact on the development of the law. Their emergence can be traced back to ancient Rome and traced through the centuries to today. Since their ... More

Lords of the LandIndigenous Property Rights and the Jurisprudence of Empire

Lords of the Land: Indigenous Property Rights and the Jurisprudence of Empire

Mark Hickford

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199568659
eISBN:
9780191731273
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568659.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Philosophy of Law

The recognition and allocation of indigenous property rights have long posed complex questions for the imperial powers of the mid-nineteenth century and their modern successors. Recognizing rights of ... More

Paradoxes of Peace in Nineteenth Century Europe

Paradoxes of Peace in Nineteenth Century Europe

Thomas Hippler and Miloš Vec (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198727996
eISBN:
9780191794292
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727996.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Legal History

This book is an edited collection deconstructing the notion of peace as a legal and political idea, by focusing on the history of its use in nineteenth-century international relations and ... More

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