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Thursday, October 4, 2018
Special Issue: Indian Ocean of Law
The Indian Ocean of Law:
Hybridity and Space"
is now out. Here is the table of contents for the journal, 42:2 (August 2018):
Mahmood Koorie and Sanne Ravensbergen, "The Indian Ocean of Law: Hybridity and Space"
Fahad Ahmad Bishara, “Imagining Oceans of Law: Oman and East Africa, circa 1910”
Nathan Perl-Rosenthal, “On Mobile Legal Spaces and Maritime Empires: The Pillage of the East Indiaman
Mahmood Kooria, “The Dutch
, and Javanese Law Books: A VOC Experiment with Muslim Law in Java, 1747–1767″
Nadeera Rupesinghe, “Navigating Pluralities Reluctantly: The Marriage Contract in Dutch Galle”
Sanne Ravensbergen, “Anchors of Colonial Rule: Pluralistic Courts in Java, ca. 1803–1848”
Elizabeth Lhost, "Writing Law at the Edge of Empire: Evidence from the Qazis of Bharuch (1799-1864)"
Byapti Sur, “Individual Interests Behind the Institutional Façade: The Dutch East India Company’s Legal Presence in Seventeenth-Century Mughal Bengal”
Further information is available
(H/t: Elizabeth Lhost's
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