The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council and the limits of imperial legal universalism

colonial legal knowledge and the political and intellectual influences that shaped it.8 Scholars of law and empire have challenged British claims to establishing a universal rule of law in the Empire, arguing instead that colonialism was fundamentally based on stressing the difference between the coloniser and the colonised, usually in terms of racial and ethnic identities.9 Maintaining colonial difference in the realms of law-​making and administration 117 118 118 Colonial exchanges of justice was essential to sustaining Empire. A truly uniform and consistent rule

in Colonial exchanges
Pedro Paterno’s Filipino deployment of French Lamarckianism

ethnology. As he translated ideas from one context to another, he also combined them in unique and sometimes unsettling ways.The result is writing that asserts the position of the Filipino at the head of civilization alongside and not behind ‘advanced’ European peoples. It accomplishes this, however, through constructing ‘Filipino’ in a way that paradoxically both incorporates and excludes those thought of as the ‘primitives’ of the Philippines. 157 158 158 Colonial exchanges In contrast with intellectual production elsewhere in the colonial world as it has generally

in Colonial exchanges

Chapter 6 A rapidly changing foreign exchange market This chapter is designed to show how much the foreign exchange market has changed over the years. The days of noisy currency trading floors where dealers shouted at each other have long gone, replaced by computers and people tapping at keyboards or talking quietly to each other. When did the foreign exchange market start to change and why does this matter? A different market begins to emerge As with LIBOR, there are suggestions that rigging or manipulating the foreign exchange (FX) market began in 2005. To

in Holding bankers to account
Exhibitors and their networks

127 4 Competition and exchange: exhibitors and their networks [H]‌ow is one to study nineteenth-​and early twentieth-​century stained glass by remaining closed in one’s own country? Glass and stained glass windows were exported and imported, large firms set up trading posts abroad and sent their representatives over there, glass makers moved around, models were circulated …. The production of stained glass became internationalised and it is evident that the more famous studios’ participation in the large international exhibitions favoured this globalisation of

in Windows for the world

12 Coastal resorts and cultural exchange in Europe, 1780–18701 john k. walton T owns have always been engines of cultural exchange, but certain urban types have been more active in promoting this than others. Particularly important have been capital cities, inland spas and other regional and local centres of polite society and recreational gatherings. From the early eighteenth century in England, and rather later in Europe, the seaside resort was to add to the list of urban centres of cultural exchange. Seaside settings brought together temporarily displaced

in Leisure cultures in urban Europe, c.1700–1870

learned journals of his time, in order to arrive at as complete a picture as possible of Tod’s knowledge exchanges in India, through his miscellaneous writings and relationships with his colleagues, friends, subordinates and hierarchical superiors in the field. In order to carry this out, I will use biographical details on Tod prior to his departure for India from various archival

in Knowledge, mediation and empire

Chapter 7 Manipulating the foreign exchange market As we saw in the last chapter, the BIS Triennial Surveys show that dealers generally take orders from clients but executed them in the market as principal, bearing the consequent price risk, rather than executing in the market as agent acting for the client. To manage the risks associated with the flow of client orders, dealers hedge by executing FX transactions in and around the calculation window, which results in a large spike in the trading volume. This creates a market in which the dealer is agreeing to

in Holding bankers to account

10 City of pleasure or ville des plaisirs? Urban leisure culture exchanges between England and France through travel writing (1700–1820) clarisse coulomb I n 1698, the Englishman Martin Lister went to Paris as a medical attendant to the Earl of Portland, who was negotiating with the French about the Spanish succession. Lister transformed the notes that he took on his journey into a travel memoir, entitled A Journey to Paris in the Year 1698.1 The same year, the French Huguenot Maximilien Misson published his Memoires et observations faites par un voyageur en

in Leisure cultures in urban Europe, c.1700–1870

PART III Strategies of translation, mitigation and exchange In all societies … the issue of death throws into relief the most important cultural values by which people live their lives and evaluate their experiences. Life becomes transparent against the background of death, and fundamental social and cultural issues are revealed. Richard Huntington and Peter Metcalf

in Over her dead body

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