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            A World History of War Crimes: From Antiquity to the Present
              

            A World History of War Crimes: From Antiquity to the Present (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2nd edition)

            By Bryant, Michael

            • RRP: $131.99
            • $105.59
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            • Pub Date
              11 Feb 21

            The greatly expanded and enhanced 2nd edition of A World History of War Crimes provides an authoritative and accessible introduction to the global history of war crimes and the laws of war. Tracing human efforts to limit warfare, from codes of war in antiquity designed to maintai...n a religiously conceived cosmic order to the gradual use in the modern age of the criminal trial as a means of enforcing universal humanitarian norms, Michael Bryant's book is a masterful one-volume account of the subject. This new edition includes, for the first time: * Two chapters providing extensive coverage of the Americas, Africa and the Middle East * Strengthened chronological boundaries - a new chapter on the Incas, Aztecs, Mayan, and North American Indian tribes, as well as more material across all regions in ancient times; discussion of contemporary war crimes committed in Afghanistan, Iraq, Myanmar and Syria * A historiographical essay to broaden your understanding of the field * An added final chapter focusing on the social, cultural and psychological aspects of the subject A World History of War Crimes is vital reading for anyone needing to understand the history of war in one of its most significant contexts.
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            ISBN 9781350106598
            Released NZ 11 Feb 2021
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Availability
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            Canada's Legal Pasts: Looking Foreward, Looking Back
             

            Canada's Legal Pasts: Looking Foreward, Looking Back (EPUB ebook)

            Edited by Campbell, Lyndsay; McCoy, Ted; Methot, Melanie

            Presents new essays on a range of topics and episodes in Canadian legal history; provides an introduction to legal methodologies; shows researchers new to the field how to locate and use a variety of sources; and includes a combined bibliography arranged to demonstrate best pract...ices in gathering and listing primary sources.
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            ISBN 9781773851198
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            Software Adobe Ebook Compatible Devices
            Language en
            Released NZ 15 May 2020
            Publisher University of California Press
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Ugliness and Judgment: On Architecture in the Public Eye
             

            Ugliness and Judgment: On Architecture in the Public Eye (EPUB ebook)

            By Hyde, Timothy

            A novel interpretation of architecture, ugliness, and the social consequences of aesthetic judgmentWhen buildings are deemed ugly, what are the consequences? In Ugliness and Judgment, Timothy Hyde considers the role of aesthetic judgment-and its concern for ugliness-in architectu...ral debates and their resulting social effects across three centuries of British architectural history. From eighteenth-century ideas about Stonehenge to Prince Charles's opinions about the National Gallery, Hyde uncovers a new story of aesthetic judgment, where arguments about architectural ugliness do not pertain solely to buildings or assessments of style, but intrude into other spheres of civil society.Hyde explores how accidental and willful conditions of ugliness-including the gothic revival Houses of Parliament, the brutalist concrete of the South Bank, and the historicist novelty of Number One Poultry-have been debated in parliamentary committees, courtrooms, and public inquiries. He recounts how architects such as Christopher Wren, John Soane, James Stirling, and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe have been summoned by tribunals of aesthetic judgment. With his novel scrutiny of lawsuits for libel, changing paradigms of nuisance law, and conventions of monarchical privilege, he shows how aesthetic judgments have become entangled in wider assessments of art, science, religion, political economy, and the state.Moving beyond superficialities of taste in order to see how architectural improprieties enable architecture to participate in social transformations, Ugliness and Judgment sheds new light on the role of aesthetic measurement in our world.
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            ISBN 9780691192642
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            Language en
            Released NZ 9 Apr 2019
            Publisher Princeton University Pre
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            American Gold Digger: Marriage, Money, and the Law from the Ziegfeld Follies to Anna Nicole Smith
              

            American Gold Digger: Marriage, Money, and the Law from the Ziegfeld Follies to Anna Nicole Smith (Hardback)

            By Donovan, Brian

            • RRP: $347.50
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            • Pub Date
              30 Nov 20

            Whether feared, admired, or desired, the gold digger appears almost everywhere gender, sexuality, class, and race collide. This fascinating work reveals the assumptions and disputes around women's sexual agency in American life, shedding new light on the cultural and legal forces... underpinning romantic, sexual, and marital relationships.
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            ISBN 9781469660271
            Released NZ 30 Nov 2020
            Publisher The University of North Caroli
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Gender and American Culture
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            The Supreme Court, the Constitution, and William Rehnquist
             

            The Supreme Court, the Constitution, and William Rehnquist (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Seitz, Steven T.

            • RRP: $85.00
            • $85.00
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            This book examines the rich detail underlying the powers and limits of Supreme Court decision-making, from the heady days of John Marshall through the closure of the Rehnquist era. The book investigates several enabling clauses and several limitations imposed through rules of jus...ticiability.
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            ISBN 9781498568845
            Released NZ 15 May 2020
            Publisher Lexington Books
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 15 May 2020
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            Resisting the Rule of Law in Nineteenth-Century Ceylon: Colonialism and the Negotiation of Bureaucratic Boundaries
              

            Resisting the Rule of Law in Nineteenth-Century Ceylon: Colonialism and the Negotiation of Bureaucratic Boundaries (Hardback)

            By Duncan, James S.

            • RRP: $509.99
            • $509.99
            • Pub Date
              6 Jul 20

            This book offers in-depth insights on the struggles implementing the rule of law in nineteenth century Ceylon, introduced into the colonies by the British as their greatest gift. The book argues that resistance can be understood as a form of negotiation to lessen oppressive colon...ial conditions, and that the cumulative impact caused continual adjustments to the criminal justice system, weighing it down and distorting it. The tactical use of rule of law is explored within the three bureaucracies: the police, the courts and the prisons. Policing was often 'governed at a distance' due to fiscal constraints and economic priorities and the enforcement of law was often delegated to underpaid Ceylonese. Spaces of resistance opened up as Ceylon was largely left to manage its own affairs. Villagers, minor officials, as well as senior British government officials, alternately used or subverted the rule of law to achieve their own goals. In the courts, the imported system lacked political legitimacy and consequently the Ceylonese undermined it by embracing it with false cases and information, in the interests of achieving justice as they saw it. In the prisons, administrators developed numerous biopolitical techniques and medical experiments in order to punish prisoners' bodies to their absolute lawful limit. This limit was one which prison officials, prisoners, and doctors negotiated continuously over the decades. The book argues that the struggles around rule of law can best be understood not in terms of a dualism of bureaucrats versus the public, but rather as a set of shifting alliances across permeable bureaucratic boundaries. It offers innovative perspectives, comparing the Ceylonese experiences to those of Britain and India, and where appropriate to other European colonies. This book will appeal to those interested in law, history, postcolonial studies, cultural studies, cultural and political geography.
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            ISBN 9780367515515
            Released NZ 6 Jul 2020
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Series Routledge Research in Historical Geography
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            Gericht Und Verfahren in Der Stadt Und Im Hochstift Wurzburg: Die Furstliche Kanzlei ALS Zentrum Der (Appellations-)Gerichtsbarkeit Bis 1618
             

            Gericht Und Verfahren in Der Stadt Und Im Hochstift Wurzburg: Die Furstliche Kanzlei ALS Zentrum Der (Appellations-)Gerichtsbarkeit Bis 1618 (Hardback)

            By Bongartz, Josef

            • RRP: $305.99
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            Der Ubergang vom Spatmittelalter zur Fruhen Neuzeit ist durch eine Veranderung der Gerichtslandschaften im Heiligen Romischen Reich gepragt. Im Rahmen der weltlichen Gerichtsbarkeit entwickelten sich durch die Ausbreitung des Rechtsmittels der Appellation Instanzenzuge, die nicht... nur durch neu entstehende Foren gestaltet wurden, sondern auch das Verhaltnis langst bestehender Gerichte zueinander nachhaltig veranderten. Ziel dieser Studie ist es, diese grundlegenden Transformationsprozesse am Beispiel des Hochstifts Wurzburg nachzuzeichnen und auf Basis der reichskammergerichtlichen Quellenuberlieferung mit dem Wurzburger Kanzleigericht ein bisher weitgehend unbeachtetes territoriales Obergericht in seiner Entwicklung und Funktionsweise darzustellen. Hierbei werden etwa Aspekte der Herrschaftsverdichtung, der Rechtsrezeption und des Verhaltnisses von Norm und Rechtspraxis anschaulich illustriert.
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            ISBN 9783412518219
            Released NZ 11 May 2020
            Publisher Bohlau Verlag
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Quellen Und Forschungen Zur Hochsten Gerichtsbarkeit Im Alte
            Language (German)
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            Constitucion de La Provincia de Caracas de 31 de Enero de 1812, La
              

            Constitucion de La Provincia de Caracas de 31 de Enero de 1812, La (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            Other Caracas; By Brewer Caraias, Allan-Randolph

            • RRP: $73.50
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            enero de 1812, que fue la mAs importante de las Constituciones provinciales sancionadas en el marco del primer Estado independiente que se constituyO en la AmErica Hispana a comienzos del siglo XIX. La misma se sancionO en el marco de la ConstituciOn Federal de los Estados de Ven...ezuela sancionada el 21 de diciembre de 1811por el Congreso General integrado por los representantes de la mayorIa de las provincias (Caracas, Barcelona, CumanA, Margarita, Barinas, Trujillo, MErida) que habIan formado la antigua CapitanIa General de Venezuela creada por la Corona espaNola en 1777. Como lo estudia con todo detenimiento el profesor Allan R. Brewer-CarIas, dicha ConstituciOn provincial fue obra de los extraordinarios juristas que concibieron constitucionalmente el naciente Estado, entre ellos, Juan GermAn Roscio, Francisco Javier UstAriz y Francisco Iznardi, redactada para que sirviera de modelo para las otras Constituciones provinciales, bajo la influencia de todos los principios del constitucionalismo moderno que se habIan venido expandiendo en el mundo occidental luego de las revoluciones Norte Americana y Francesa de finales del siglo XVIII, y que a pesar de la censura de la InquisiciOn penetraron primeramente en las provincias de Venezuela. DespuEs de los Estados Unidos de NorteamErica, Venezuela fue el segundo paIs en la historia del constitucionalismo moderno en haber declarado su independencia adoptado la forma federal de gobierno para unir como un nuevo Estado, lo que antes habIan sido antiguas Provincias coloniales. La ConstituciOn de la Provincia de Caracas de 31 de enero de 1812, que se analiza con todo detalle en este libro, fue asI parte del segundo grupo de Constituciones provinciales que se sancionaban en la historia del constitucionalismo moderno, despuEs de las que se habIan adoptado en 1776 en las trece antiguas Colonias inglesas en NorteamErica (New Hampshire, Virginia, South Carolina, North Carolina, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Maryland, Delawar
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            ISBN 9789801253594
            Released NZ 23 Nov 2016
            Publisher Fundacion Editorial Juridica V
            Interest Age General Audience
            Language (Spanish)
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            Die Geschichte Der Form Des Eigenhandigen Testaments: Eine Rechtsvergleichende Untersuchung Im Hinblick Auf Die Frage Nach Der Wirtschaftlichen Zweckmassigkeit Einer Expliziten Positivrechtlichen Gewahrleistung Des Streikrechts
             

            Die Geschichte Der Form Des Eigenhandigen Testaments: Eine Rechtsvergleichende Untersuchung Im Hinblick Auf Die Frage Nach Der Wirtschaftlichen Zweckmassigkeit Einer Expliziten Positivrechtlichen Gewahrleistung Des Streikrechts (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Beutgen, Monika

            • RRP: $243.50
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            ISBN 9783428075768
            Released NZ 24 Nov 1992
            Publisher Duncker & Humblot
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Schriften Zur Rechtsgeschichte
            Language (German)
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            Von Der Revolution Zur Reform.: Die Verfassungspolitik Des Hamburgischen Senats 1849/50.
             

            Von Der Revolution Zur Reform.: Die Verfassungspolitik Des Hamburgischen Senats 1849/50. (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Bavendamm, Dirk

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            ISBN 9783428017805
            Released NZ 12 Sep 1969
            Publisher Duncker & Humblot
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Schriften Zur Verfassungsgeschichte
            Language (German)
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