Imperial Justice Africans in Empire's Court Book uri icon

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abstract

  • Crime and punishment highlight a key tension in colonial justice. Officials understood that administering criminal justice among natives required recognizing African difference and accommodating native customary laws. Yet, they also believed ...

publication date

  • September 2013