Sovereignty as Governance in the Early New Zealand Crown Colony Period

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Palgrave Macmillan
Publication Type:
Chapter
Citation:
Law and Politics in British Colonial Thought: Transpositions of Empire, 2010, 1, pp. 209 - 228
Issue Date:
2010-01
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This chapfer discusses the movement of laws and the transmission of ideas across Empire,' In parricuiac, it rracesseveral ways in which sovereignty was understood in certain British intellectual contexts during [he key period of the first half of the nineteenth ceorury, and the various constructs of sovereignty that were employed in response co specific circumstances of colonial governance. The topic around which chis consideration of sovereignty is organized is char of the problem of the ordering of empire and of the management of colonial relations, both between merropole and colony, and with respect to the internal legal order of one colony-New Zealand
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