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W Wesley Pue; DeLloyd J Guth; Canadian Legal History Project.
|Notes:||"Originally published as Numbers 1, 2, and 3 in Volume 23 of the Manitoba Law Journal (January 1996) and now corrected and expanded here."--Title page verso.
Errata: p. 740.
|Description:||xlvi, 740 pages : maps ; 23 cm|
Introduction: Where history actually happened: the pursuit of Canadian legal history / by W. Wesley Pue --
Prologue to law in Canada: dynamics and roots / by DeLloyd J. Guth --
First nations legal inheritances in Canada: the Mikmaq model / by James Youngblood Henderson --
New France: law, courts, and the Coutume de Paris, 1608-1760 / by John A. Dickinson --
Newfoundland's early laws and legal institutions: from the fishing admirals to the Supreme Court of Judicature, 1791-92 / by Christopher English --
Acadei: A la rencontre de l'histoire du droit avant le dérangement / by Jacques Vanderlinden --
Maritime legal institutions under the Ancien régime, 1710-1850 / by D.G. Bell --
Lower Canada (Quebec): transformation of civil law, from higher morality to autonomous will, 1774-1886 / by F. Murray Greenwood --
Upper Canada (Ontario): the administration of justice, 1784-1900 / by Paul Romney --
Colonial welfare laws and practices: coping without an English Poor Law in Upper Canada, 1792-1837 / by Russell Smandych --
Company justice: origins of legal institutions in Pre-Confederation Manitoba / by Dale Gibson --
British Columbia: Legal Institutions in the Far West, from contact to 1871 / Hamar Foster --
Canada's treaties with aboriginal peoples / D.N. Sprague --
North / Graham Price --
Maritime Provinces, 1850-1939: Lawyers and legal institutions / Philip Girard --
Married woman in Ascendance, the mother country in retreat: from legal colonialism to legal nationalism in Quebec matrimonial law reform, 1866-1991 / Jean-Maurice Brisson, Nicholas Kasirer --
Development of federal legal and judicial institutions in Canada / Dale Gibson --
Scholars and the constitution: P.O.G.G. and the privy council / Richard Risk --
Recalculating the wages of sin: The social and legal construction of prostitution, 1850-1920 / John McLaren --
Shining sixpence: Women's worth in Canadian law at the end of the Victorian era / Constance Backhouse --
Labour and the Liberal state: Regulating the employment relationship, 1867-1920 / Margaret E. McCallum --
Lottery of death: Capital punishment, 1867-1976 / Carolyn Strange --
From Empire Ontario to California North: Law and Legal institutions in twentieth-century Ontario / Jamie Benidickson --
Common law legal education in Canada's age of light, soap and water / W. Wesley Pue.
|Responsibility:||edited by DeLloyd J. Guth and W. Wesley Pue.|