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PARLIAMENTARY GOVERNMENT IN THE BRITISH COLONIES

Todd, Alpheus


Item #: 61122

Pages: 929 PAGES
Published: London; Longmans, Green & Co.; 500. Reprinted in 2006.

Subjects: FOREIGN LAW, POLITICAL SCIENCE, UNITED KINGDOM

By 1894 Great Britain possessed the largest formal empirethat ever existed, one that ranged across a bewilderingvariety of lands and cultures. A remarkable work ofsynthesis and analysis, Todd's treatise is an excellentguide to its political and legal administration at the timewhen the empire stood at its zenith. It describes howParliamentary government functions in the colonies, the waysimperial control manages the appointment and control ofgovernors, local legislation, international administration,military, naval and ecclesiastical matters, foreignrelations, imperial legislation, judicial appeals, grant ofhonours and the use of royal prerogatives, particularlymercy.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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