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Contents List of Figures and Tables 000 Acknowledgments 000 1. Introduction 000 Sally Engle Merry and Donald Brenneis 2. A Chief Does Not Rule Land; He Rules People (Luganda Proverb) 000 Jane F. Collier 3. Gordon Was No Amateur: Imperial Legal Strategies in the Colonization of Fiji 000 John D. Kelly 4. Talking Back to Law and Empire: Hula in Hawaiian-Language Literature in 1861 000 Noenoe K. Silva 5. Law and Identity in an American Colony 000 Sally Engle Merry 6. Promised Lands: From Colonial Lawgiving to Postcolonial Takeovers in Fiji 000 Martha Kaplan 7. Law as Object 000 Annelise Riles 8. Kü'ë and Kü`oko`a: History, Law, and Other Faiths 000 Jon Kamakawiwo`ole Osorio 9. Delegating Closure 000 Hirokazu Miyazaki 10. Heartbreak Islands: Reflections on Fiji in Transition Brij V. Lal References 000 Index 000 Figures and Tables Figures 2.1. An imaginary conical clan.
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Chiefdoms Hawaii History, Chiefdoms Fiji History, Hawaiians Government relations, Fijians Government relations, Hawaiians Legal status, laws, etc, Fijians Legal status, laws, etc, Law Hawaii History, Law Fiji History, Hawaii Colonial influence, Fiji Colonial influence, Hawaii Race relations, Fiji Race relations, Great Britain Colonies Oceania, United States Territories and possessions