The Transatlantic Constitution

Author: Mary Sarah Bilder
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674020948
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Departing from traditional approaches to colonial legal history, Mary Sarah Bilder argues that American law and legal culture developed within the framework of an evolving, unwritten transatlantic constitution that lawyers, legislators, and ...

Sovereignty And Possession In The English New World

Author: Ken MacMillan
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521870097
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The Legal Foundations of Empire, 1576-1640 Ken MacMillan. time when the
colonies were of ... of the concept of 'empire' itself.''65 But, while it is true that
central control in the colonial peripheries before 1640 was rarely excessive, this
was less the result of apathy and disinterest than considered forethought and
careful design. ... See Mary Sarah Bilder, The Transatlantic Constitution: Colonial
Legal Culture and the Empire (Cambridge, MA, 2004). 67 These sources are the
Privy ...

Constituting Empire

Author: Daniel J. Hulsebosch
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 9780807876879
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In this story, familiar characters such as Alexander Hamilton and James Kent appear in a new light as among the nation's most important framers, and forgotten loyalists such as Superintendent of Indian Affairs Sir William Johnson and lawyer ...

Remaking Custom

Author: Ellen Holmes Pearson
Publisher: University of Virginia Press
ISBN: 0813930936
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The book also deals with innovations that presented uncomfortable challenges to law educators as they sought creative ways to justify the legal cultures that grew up around slavery and Anglo-Americans’ hunger for land occupied by Native ...

Settlers Liberty And Empire

Author: Craig Yirush
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139496042
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Colonial Political and Constitutional History (Charlottesville: University of Virginia
Press, 1994). On consensual authority as a feature of early modern empires in
general, see Christine Daniels and Michael V. Kennedy, eds., Negotiated
Empires: Centers and Peripheries in the Americas, 1500–1820 (New York and
London: Routledge, 2002). On the culture of constitutionalism in the empire, see
Mary Sarah Bilder, The Transatlantic Constitution: Colonial Legal Culture and the
Empire ...

The Revolutionary Constitution

Author: David J. Bodenhamer
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199702950
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Other important contributions on the influence of transatlantic constitutionalism
are Daniel J. Hulsebosch, Constituting Empire: New York and the Transformation
of Constitutionalism in the Atlantic World, 1664–1830 (Chapel Hill: University of
North Carolina Press, 2005), and Mary Sarah Bilder, The Transatlantic
Constitution: Colonial Legal Culture and the Empire (Cambridge: Harvard
University Press, 2004), which examines Rhode Island. Another work by Jack P.
Greene also offers ...

Thomas Jefferson Legal History And The Art Of Recollection

Author: Matthew Crow
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107161932
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1157–1211; Mary Sarah Bilder, The Transatlantic Constitution: Colonial Legal
Culture and the Empire (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2004); Daniel
J. Hulsebosch, Constituting Empire: New York and the Transformation of
Constitutionalism in the Atlantic World, 1664–1830 (Chapel Hill: University of
North Carolina Press, 2005); Alison LaCroix, The Ideological Origins of American
Federalism (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2010); Aziz Rana, The
Two Faces of ...

Legal Pluralism And Empires 1500 1850

Author: Lauren Benton
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814708366
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17 (emphasis added); Stern, Company-State, 26. Report of the Attorney General
Concerning Interlopers, 16 Nov. 1681, the National Archives [hereafter TNA], CO
77/49 f. 247. London to St. Helena, 3 Aug. 1687, IORE/3/91 f. 180-81; Stern,
Company-State, 26. Mary Sarah Bilder, The Transatlantic Constitution: Colonial
Legal Culture and the Empire (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2004).
Quoted by Ken Macmillan, Sovereignty and Possession in the New World: The
Legal ...

Common Law And Enlightenment In England 1689 1750

Author: Julia Rudolph
Publisher: Boydell Press
ISBN: 1843838044
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Among those interested in a 'transatlantic' and 'imperial' constitutionalism are
Mary Sarah Bilder, The Transatlantic Constitution: Colonial Legal Culture and the
Empire (Cambridge, Mass., 2004) and Daniel Hulsebosch, Constituting Empire:
New York and the Transformation of constitutionalism in the Atlantic World, 1664
—1830 (Chapel Hill, 2005), Hulsebosch, 'The Ancient Constitution and the
Expanding Empire: Sir Edward Coke's British Jurisprudence', Law and History
Review, 21, ...

Pirate Nests And The Rise Of The British Empire 1570 1740

Author: Mark G. Hanna
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 1469617951
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Beyond questions of piracy, the establishment of complex and varied “legal
cultures” dependent upon specific local colonial circumstances has been heavily
debated. See Christopher L. Tomlins and Bruce H. Mann, eds., The Many
Legalities of Early America (Chapel Hill, N.C., 2001); Lauren A. Benton, Law and
Colonial Cultures: Legal Regimes in World History, 1400–1900 (Cambridge,
2002); Mary Sarah Bilder, The Transatlantic Constitution: Colonial Legal Culture
and the Empire ...