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              Books in the Oxford Studies in Modern Legal History series

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

              Lords of the Land: Indigenous Property Rights and the Jurisprudence of Empire (Hardback)

              By Hickford, Mark

              Through focusing on the political history of New Zealand during its imperial settlement, this book offers a fresh assessment of the history of indigenous property rights. It shows how native title became a constitutional frame within which political authority was formed and conte...sted at the heart of Empire and the colonial peripheries.
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              ISBN 9780199568659
              Released AU 22 Dec 2011
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
              Interest Age 14+ years
              Series Oxford Studies in Modern Legal History
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              Broken Engagements: The Action for Breach of Promise of Marriage and the Feminine Ideal, 1800-1940
               

              Broken Engagements: The Action for Breach of Promise of Marriage and the Feminine Ideal, 1800-1940 (Hardback)

              By Lettmaier, Saskia

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              This book explores ideals of femininity during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries by charting responses to broken engagements. Interweaving a history of the legal remedies available for a broken promise of marriage with literary accounts from Dickens to Wodehouse, the b...ook offers a major insight into modern attitudes to female identity.
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              ISBN 9780199569977
              Released AU 14 Sep 2009
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Oxford Studies in Modern Legal History
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              A Jurisprudence of Power: Victorian Empire and the Rule of Law
               

              A Jurisprudence of Power: Victorian Empire and the Rule of Law (Paperback)

              By Kostal, R. W.

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              This book looks at the martial law suppression of the Jamaica uprising of 1865, and the subsequent debate and litigation. It addresses questions of legality, and the integrity of political ideals arising from the most important conflict over martial law and the rule of law in the... history of England in the nineteenth century.
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              ISBN 9780199551941
              Released AU 1 Oct 2008
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Oxford Studies in Modern Legal History
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              A History of Water Rights at Common Law
               

              A History of Water Rights at Common Law (Paperback, New edition)

              By Getzler, Joshua

              • RRP: $77.99
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              Describes how the courts created rights for land owners and users competing to appropriate water for factories, town supply, drainage, and transport. This work covers the period from early times to the late nineteenth century, illustrating the changing common law of property and ...tort.
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              ISBN 9780199207602
              Released AU 1 Jul 2006
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S2)
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Oxford Studies in Modern Legal History
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              A Jurisprudence of Power: Victorian Empire and the Rule of Law
               

              A Jurisprudence of Power: Victorian Empire and the Rule of Law (Hardback)

              By Kostal, R. W.

              • RRP: $222.00
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              Reconstructs the martial law suppression of the Jamaica uprising of 1865, and the subsequent debate and litigation these events spawned in England. This book addresses questions of legality, and the integrity of political ideals arising from the conflict over martial law and the ...rule of law in the history of England in the nineteenth century.
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              ISBN 9780198260769
              Released AU 6 Jan 2006
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Oxford Studies in Modern Legal History
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              Private Property and Abuse of Rights in Victorian England: The Story of Edward Pickles and the Bradford Water Supply
                

              Private Property and Abuse of Rights in Victorian England: The Story of Edward Pickles and the Bradford Water Supply (Hardback)

              By Taggart, Michael

              • RRP: $172.99
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              The case of The Mayor, Alderman and Burgesses of the Borough of Bradford v Pickles established that it is not unlawful for a property owner to exercise his or her property rights maliciously and to the detriment of others, or the public interest. This book explores why the common... law, in contrast to civil law systems, developed this way.
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              ISBN 9780199256877
              Released AU 1 Nov 2002
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
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              Series Oxford Studies in Modern Legal History
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              The Origins of Adversary Criminal Trial
               

              The Origins of Adversary Criminal Trial (Hardback)

              By Langbein, John H.

              • RRP: $112.99
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              The lawyer-dominated adversary system of criminal trial, which typifies practice in Anglo-American legal systems, developed in England in the eighteenth century. This work shows how and why lawyers were able to capture the trial, and gives an account of the formation of the law o...f criminal evidence.
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              ISBN 9780199258888
              Released AU 1 Mar 2003
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
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              Series Oxford Studies in Modern Legal History
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              The Origins of Adversary Criminal Trial
               

              The Origins of Adversary Criminal Trial (Paperback)

              By Langbein, John H.

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              The lawyer-dominated adversary system of criminal trial, which typifies practice in Anglo-American legal systems, developed in England in the 18th century. Using the sources from London's Old Bailey Court, the author shows how and why lawyers were able to capture the trial, and g...ives an account of the formation of the law of criminal evidence.
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              ISBN 9780199287239
              Released AU 1 Aug 2005
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Oxford Studies in Modern Legal History
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              Bills of Rights and Decolonization: The Emergence of Domestic Human Rights Instruments in Britain's Overseas Territories
               

              Bills of Rights and Decolonization: The Emergence of Domestic Human Rights Instruments in Britain's Overseas Territories (Hardback)

              By Parkinson, Charles

              • RRP: $269.50
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              This book analyzes the British Government's radical change in policy during the late 1950s on the use of bills of rights in colonial territories nearing independence. It explores the political dimensions of securing the protection of human rights at the point of gaining independe...nce, and the peaceful transfer of power through constitutional means.
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              ISBN 9780199231935
              Released AU 1 Nov 2007
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Oxford Studies in Modern Legal History
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              A History of Water Rights at Common Law
               

              A History of Water Rights at Common Law (Hardback)

              By Getzler, Joshua

              • RRP: $183.99
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              Describes how the courts created rights for land owners and users competing to appropriate water for factories, town supply, drainage, and transport. This book covers the period from early times to the late 19th century, illustrating the changing common law of property and tort, ...and throwing light on the growth of the economy.
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              ISBN 9780198265818
              Released AU 1 Apr 2004
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Oxford Studies in Modern Legal History
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