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Law and Empire in the Pacific: Fiji and Hawai'i (School of American Research Advanced Seminar)

Brenneis, Donald

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ISBN 10: 0852559445 / ISBN 13: 9780852559444
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Title: Law and Empire in the Pacific: Fiji and ...

Publisher: James Currey

Binding: Soft cover

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Focusing on the intimate relationship between law, culture, and the production of social knowledge, these essays re-center law in social theory. Speaking to Fijian and Hawaiian circumstances, this volume illuminates the role of legal and archival practice in constructing ethnic and political identities and producing colonial and anthropological knowledge. North America: School for Advanced Research Press

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Sally Engle Merry is Silver Professor of Anthropology at New York University. She is the author or editor of nine books, including the J. Willard Hurst Prize-winning Colonizing Hawai'i: The Cultural Power of Law (2000). Her most recent book is The Quiet Power of Indicators (2015, coedited with Kevin Davis, Angelina Fisher, and Benedict Kingsbury).

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