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Title Law and empire : ideas, practices, actors / edited by Jeroen Duindam [and others].
Imprint Leiden : Brill, 2013.

Series Rulers & elites ; v. 3
Rulers & elites ; v. 3.
Subject Law -- History -- Congresses.
Law, Ancient -- Congresses.
Law, Medieval -- Congresses.
Imperialism -- Congresses.
Alt Name Duindam, Jeroen.
Harries, Jill Diana.
Humfress, Caroline.
Nimrod, Hurvitz.
Description 1 online resource
Note Print version record.
Summary Law and Empire relates the principles of legal thinking in Chinese, Islamic, and European contexts to practices of lawmaking and adjudication. It shows how legal procedure and legal thinking could be used in strikingly different ways.
Contents Law, authority and legitimacy in the Athenian empire / Polly Low -- Roman law from city state to world empire / Jill Harries -- Laws, bureaucrats, and imperial women in China's early empires / Karen Gottschang Turner -- The ruler and law making in the Ottoman Empire / Engin Deniz Akarli -- The early modern Holy Roman Empire of the German nation, (1495-1806) : a multi-layered legal system / Karl Harter -- The contribution of early Islamic rulers to adjudication and legislation : the case of the Mazalim tribunals / Nimrod Hurvitz -- Charlemagne and the government of the Frankish countryside / Carine van Rhijn -- The law factor in Ottoman- Crimean Tatar relations in the early modern period / Natalia Krolikowska -- Qing imperial justice? : the case of Li Shiyao / R. Kent Guy -- Thinking through legal pluralism : 'forum shopping' in the later Roman Empire / Caroline Humfress -- Leges nationum and ethnic personality of law in Charlemagne's empire / Peter C.M. Hoppenbrouwers -- Non-Muslims and Ottoman justice(s?) / Antonis Anastasopoulos -- Royal grace, royal punishment : ceremonial entries and the pardoning of criminals in France, c. 1440-1560 -- Neil murphy -- Divine violence to uphold moral values : the casebook of an Emperor Guan temple in Hunan province in 1851-1852 / Barend J. ter Haar.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9789004249516 (electronic bk.)
9004249516 (electronic bk.)
1299829546 (ebk)
9781299829541 (ebk)
9789004245297 (hardback ; alk. paper)
9004245294 (hardback ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 857800595
Additional Format Print version: Law and empire. Leiden : Brill, 2013 9789004245297



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