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Published: 03 October 2013

240 Pages


ISBN: 9780199664849

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Chapter 1

Imperial Justice

Africans in Empire's Court

Bonny Ibhawoh

  • A ground-breaking study of the role and motivations of the Imperial Appeal Courts in Britain's African colonies
  • Examines a little-studied area, making an important contribution to the growing literature on the history of imperial law and justice
  • Provides a comparative approach drawing parallels between historical and contemporary trends of justice in former colonies
  • Landmark cases illustrate the impact of colonial justice on British jurisprudence through the Empire and beyond