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    The jurisprudence of travel literature: despotism, excess and the common law

    Haldar, Piyel (2004) The jurisprudence of travel literature: despotism, excess and the common law. Journal of Law and Society 31 (1), pp. 87-112. ISSN 0263-323X.

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    Abstract

    This article is an attempt to gauge the influence of Orientalism upon western ideals of judgment. More specifically, it focuses on descriptions of despotism in early travel literature as a measure of what the emerging rationality of western legality was attempting to disavow.

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    Item Type: Article
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Law
    Depositing User: Sarah Hall
    Date Deposited: 28 Jan 2019 16:44
    Last Modified: 28 Jan 2019 16:44
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/26033

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