History: Legal History

  • Colonialism, Violence and Muslims in Southeast Asia: The Maria Hertogh Controversy and its Aftermath book cover

    Colonialism, Violence and Muslims in Southeast Asia

    The Maria Hertogh Controversy and its Aftermath, 1st Edition

    By Syed Muhd Khairudin Aljunied

    This book deals with the genesis, outbreak and far-reaching effects of a legal controversy and the resulting outbreak of mass violence, which determined the course of British colonial rule after post World War Two in Singapore and Malaya. Based on extensive archival sources, it examines the custody…

    Hardback – 2009-06-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • The Fragility of Law: Constitutional Patriotism and the Jews of Belgium, 1940–1945 book cover

    The Fragility of Law

    Constitutional Patriotism and the Jews of Belgium, 1940–1945, 1st Edition

    By David Fraser

    The Fragility of Law examines the ways in which, during the Second World War, the Belgian government and judicial structure became implicated in the identification, exclusion and killing of its Jewish residents, and in the theft - through Aryanization - of Jewish property. David Fraser…

    Hardback – 2008-12-05
    Routledge-Cavendish

  • The Eye of the Law: Two Essays on Legal History book cover

    The Eye of the Law

    Two Essays on Legal History, 1st Edition

    By Michael Stolleis

    Written by the eminent German legal historian, Michael Stolleis, these two ‘Essays on Legal History’ offer an original and compelling history of the symbolism through which law is characterised as being 'above' us. In ‘The Eye of the Law’, the history of this metaphor is followed from…

    Hardback – 2008-09-17
    Birkbeck Law Press
    Birkbeck Law Press

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