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Nancy Shoemaker

in A Strange Likeness: Becoming Red and White in Eighteenth-Century North America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195167924
eISBN:
9780199788996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167924.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Eighteenth-century Europeans and eastern Indians of North America shared in how they structured international alliances as being either (1) between nations relatively equal in power, as in peace ... More


Introduction: The Place of Jīmūtavāhana's Dāyabhāga in Hindu Legal Literature

Ludo Rocher

in Jimutavahana's Dayabhaga: The Hindu Law of Inheritance in Bengal

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195138177
eISBN:
9780199834594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195138171.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

First discusses the place of Jīmūtavāhana's Dāyabhāga in Hindu legal literature. It then describes the life and works of Jīmūtavāhana, and his date and place in the commentarial literature. Next, ... More


Jimutavahana's Dayabhaga: The Hindu Law of Inheritance in Bengal

Ludo Rocher (ed.)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195138177
eISBN:
9780199834594
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195138171.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This is a translation of a twelfth‐century Sanskrit legal text, with the original text. The Dāyabhāga was one of the most important texts in the history of Indian law. It is important because the ... More


13: Postmodernity and Beyond

Menski Werner

in Hindu Law: Beyond Tradition and Modernity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195699210
eISBN:
9780199080298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195699210.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter discusses the concluding analyses in different sections. The author argues that dismissing Hindu law as a traditional religious system of suppression with no relevance to the ... More


Introduction

Philippe Cullet

in Water Law, Poverty, and Development: Water Sector Reforms in India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199546237
eISBN:
9780191705519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546237.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This introductory chapter provides an overview of water regulation in general and in India in particular. It identifies the basic framework of water law and the reasons calling for reforms. It ... More


Indian Law Jurisprudence in the Modern Era: A Common Law Approach Without Constitutional Principle

Frank Pommersheim

in Broken Landscape: Indians, Indian Tribes, and the Constitution

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199915736
eISBN:
9780190260262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199915736.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses how modern Indian Law jurisprudence has focused on three major concerns: regulating state authority in Indian country, regulating tribal authority over non-Indians and ... More


Polygamy

Menski Werner

in Hindu Law: Beyond Tradition and Modernity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195699210
eISBN:
9780199080298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195699210.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter discusses and tries to analyze why and up to what extent the formal legal abolition of polygamy in Indian Hindu law does not fully represent social reality in India today. The chapter ... More


The Beginning and End of Rape: Confronting Sexual Violence in Native America

Sarah Deer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816696314
eISBN:
9781452952338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696314.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The book explores the history of rape and sex trafficking in North America, and provides historical and contemporary examples of federal complicity in the high rate of rape committed against Native ... More


Law and Government

William A. Green

in British Slave Emancipation

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202783
eISBN:
9780191675515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202783.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Great Britain owned 14 sugar colonies in tropical America. Six of them were originally settled by Englishmen and the remaining eight were secured by conquest. In the 11 colonies, a representative or ... More


The Marshall Trilogy: Foundational but Not Fully Constitutional?

Frank Pommersheim

in Broken Landscape: Indians, Indian Tribes, and the Constitution

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199915736
eISBN:
9780190260262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199915736.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter analyzes the following cases: Johnson v. McIntosh, Cherokee Nation v. Georgia, and Worcester v. Georgia. It examines how they established some of the basic principles of Indian law and ... More


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