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Delivering Justice in Qing China

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

Linxia Liang

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263990
eISBN:
9780191734373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263990.001.0001

Traditional Chinese law, including Qing law, was often criticized as being inapplicable in civil trials, and it was often believed that the magistrate's court preferred mediation rather than ... More

From Plunder to Preservation

From Plunder to Preservation: Britain and the Heritage of Empire, c.1800–1940

Astrid Swenson and Peter Mandler (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265413
eISBN:
9780191760464
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265413.001.0001

What was the effect of the British empire on the cultures and civilizations of the peoples over whom it ruled? This book takes a novel approach to this important and controversial subject by ... More

Registration and Recognition

Registration and Recognition: Documenting the Person in World History

Keith Breckenridge and Simon Szreter (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265314
eISBN:
9780191760402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265314.001.0001

This book is a comparative investigation of different regional histories of registration — a feature of societies common across Asia, Europe, and the Americas, but poorly understood in contemporary ... More

Becoming Muslim in Mainland Tanzania, 1890-2000

Becoming Muslim in Mainland Tanzania, 1890-2000

Felicitas Becker

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264270
eISBN:
9780191734182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264270.001.0001

This book looks at the Muslims in Mainland Tanzania, as well as what people in Southeast Tanzania understood by Islam, or by being Muslim, and what they sought to attain by becoming Muslim. This ... More

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