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The Resource Colonizing Hawai'i : the cultural power of law, Sally Engle Merry

Colonizing Hawai'i : the cultural power of law, Sally Engle Merry

Label
Colonizing Hawai'i : the cultural power of law
Title
Colonizing Hawai'i
Title remainder
the cultural power of law
Statement of responsibility
Sally Engle Merry
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
How does law transform family, sexuality, and community in the fractured social world characteristic of the colonizing process? The law was a cornerstone of the so-called civilizing process of nineteenth-century colonialism. It was simultaneously a means of transformation and a marker of the seductive idea of civilization. Sally Engle Merry reveals how, in Hawai'i, indigenous Hawaiian law was displaced by a transplanted Anglo-American law as global movements of capitalism, Christianity, and imperialism swept across the islands. The new law brought novel systems of courts, prisons, and conceptions of discipline and dramatically changed the marriage patterns, work lives, and sexual conduct of the indigenous people of Hawai'i
Member of
Cataloging source
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-2020
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Merry, Sally Engle
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Princeton studies in culture/power/history
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • USA
  • Hawaiians
  • Hawaiians
  • Hawaiians
  • Customary law
  • United States
  • Hawaii
  • 86.06 ethnological jurisprudence
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Customary law
  • Hawaiians
  • Hawaiians
  • Hawaiians
  • Diplomatic relations
  • Hawaii
  • United States
  • Außenpolitik
  • Geschichte
  • Kolonialismus
  • Politik
  • Rechtssystem
  • Hawaii
  • Recht
  • Rechtsstelsels
  • Hawaiians
  • Hawaiians
  • Hawaiians
  • Customary law
  • United States
  • Hawaii
  • Hawaii
  • United States of America
  • Law
  • Hawaiiens
  • Hawaiiens
  • Hawaiiens
  • Droit coutumier
Label
Colonizing Hawai'i : the cultural power of law, Sally Engle Merry
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 349-363) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The social history of a planation town
  • Judges and caseloads in Hilo
  • Protest and the law on the Hilo Sugar Planation
  • Sexuality, marriage, and the management of the body
  • Conclusion
  • Appendixes. A.
  • Cases from Hilo District Court ;
  • B.
  • Accompanying tables
  • A note on language and terminology
  • Part 1:
  • Encounters in a contact zone : New England missionaries, lawyers, and the appropriation of Ango-American law, 1820-1852.
  • The process of legal transformation
  • The first transition : religious law
  • The second transition : secular law
  • Part 2:
  • Local practices of policing and judging in Hilo, Hawai'i.
Control code
on1226522042
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 371 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780691221984
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, 1 map
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctv1733zrq
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1226522042
Label
Colonizing Hawai'i : the cultural power of law, Sally Engle Merry
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 349-363) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The social history of a planation town
  • Judges and caseloads in Hilo
  • Protest and the law on the Hilo Sugar Planation
  • Sexuality, marriage, and the management of the body
  • Conclusion
  • Appendixes. A.
  • Cases from Hilo District Court ;
  • B.
  • Accompanying tables
  • A note on language and terminology
  • Part 1:
  • Encounters in a contact zone : New England missionaries, lawyers, and the appropriation of Ango-American law, 1820-1852.
  • The process of legal transformation
  • The first transition : religious law
  • The second transition : secular law
  • Part 2:
  • Local practices of policing and judging in Hilo, Hawai'i.
Control code
on1226522042
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 371 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780691221984
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, 1 map
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctv1733zrq
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1226522042

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