Table of contents for Law and colonial cultures : legal regimes in world history, 1400-1900 / Lauren Benton.

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1. Legal regimes and colonial cultures
2. Law in diaspora: the legal regime of the Atlantic world
3. Order out of trouble: jurisdictional tensions in Catholic and Islamic Empires
4. A place for the state
Legal pluralism as a colonial project in Bengal and West Africa
5. Subjects and witnesses: cultural and legal hierarchies in the Cape Colony and New South Wales
6. Constructing sovereignty: extraterritoriality in the Oriental Republic of Uruguay
7. Culture and the rule(s) of law.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: International law History, International relations and culture History