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Comparing Early Modern Colonial Laws

Authors: Henri Hannula , Airton Ribeiro da Silva Júnior (University of Helsinki) , Gustavo Zatelli , Heikki Pihlajamäki

  • Comparing Early Modern Colonial Laws

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    Comparing Early Modern Colonial Laws

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Abstract

Thearticle presents the research group CoCoLaw (Comparing Early Modern ColonialLaws) to the general academic public. In short, the article will present anoutline of the activities,  research interests (especially thoserelated to the matter of this journal’s issue), and the objectives of CoCoLaw.The article is divided into three sections. The first section presents thegroup and its research, whereas the second explains the connection betweenstudies on “police” or “police regulation,” and the proposal to study “coloniallaw” in early modernity. The third section offers a view of the next steps ofdigitalization and the creation of a database.

Keywords: Colonial law, legal history, early modern period, policey

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Hannula, H. & Ribeiro da Silva Júnior, A. & Zatelli, G. & Pihlajamäki, H., (2024) “Comparing Early Modern Colonial Laws”, Journal for Digital Legal History 2(1). doi: https://doi.org/10.21825/dlh.89020

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15 Jan 2024
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