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Other Relevant Matters Concerning the Resolution of Land, Debt, and Marriage Disputes

Linxia Liang

in Delivering Justice in Qing China: Civil Trials in the Magistrate's Court

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263990
eISBN:
9780191734373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263990.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses some other relevant matters that concern all three areas of cases. It notes that the frequency of allegations of physical injury or false accusation rests upon the fact that ... More


Inlaws and Outlaws, 1946

David Pratten

in The Man-Leopard Murders: History and Society in Colonial Nigeria

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625536
eISBN:
9780748670659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625536.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

By February 1946 the murders had resulted in a breakdown in law and order on such a scale that the administrative map was redrawn and eight Court Areas from Abak and Opobo Divisions were amalgamated ... More


IN HELL’S BASEMENT

Virginia Lynn Moylan

in Zora Neale Hurston's Final Decade

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813035789
eISBN:
9780813046228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035789.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Provides details about the false molestation charges filed against Hurston in Harlem in 1948 and her eventual exoneration.


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