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In the early days of British sovereignty, the frenzied activity of the fur trade and the gold rush, along with clashes between settlers and Natives, made law enforcement a difficult business.
Later, although law and order were more firmly established, tensions continued between the dominant populations committed to the practice and rhetoric of British justice and those groups owing allegiance to other value systems such as Native peoples, Asian immigrants, and Doukhobors or those resisting authority criminals and the criminally insane.
These essays look at key social, economic, and political issues of the times and show how they influenced the developing legal system. The essays cover a wide range of topics, and explore the human as well as the legal dimensions of their subjects, relating specific cases to broader theory.
They demonstrate that English law has been flexible enough to accommodate diversity and is, therefore, pragmatic. The volume also proves that there is no single Canadian legal culture: The introduction by John McLaren and Hamar Foster pulls together the many regional themes to provide a clear overview of the legal complexities of the period.Essays in the History of Canadian Law Volume VI and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle.
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The mature scholarship in this volume testifies again to the careful and insistent hand of editor Flaherty. Bradley Adams, Ontario History, Vol 20, Essays in the History of Canadian Law: Quebec and the Canadas ed. by G.
Blaine Baker and Donald Fyson (review) Michel Ducharme The Canadian Historical Review, Volume 95, Number 4, . Essays in the History of Canadian Law Book Description: This volume is the second in the Essays in the History of Canadian Law series, designed to illustrate the wide possibilities for research and writing in Canadian legal history.
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This sixth volume in the Osgoode Society's distinguished series on the history of Canadian law turns to the a central th. writing in the,history of Canadian law. Its efforts to stimulate legal history in Canada include afellowship, an annual lectureship, research supportprograms,andanoral history project.
The Society publishes annually volumes which contribute to legal-historical scholarship in Canada. 2DavidH.