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A Source book of Australian legal history : source materials from the eighteenth to the twentieth centuries / selected and edited by J.M. Bennett and Alex C. Castles
Bib ID 1289218
Format BookBook
Description Sydney : Law Book Co., 1979 
x, 299 p. ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 0455199531
045519954X (paperback)
Summary

Section V. The foundation law (p. 247-63) outlines English legal principles of colonisation and introduction of English law in Australia; influence of international jurists, esp. Vattel; instructions to Capt. Cook, proclamations of colonies; Batmans treaty and its voiding; early application of English law to Aborigines in Tasmania and New South Wales.

Notes

Spine title: Australian legal history.

Original Cataloguing-in-Publication entry had Bennett, John Michael as main entry.

Includes index.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Australia. Law, 1788-ca 1860. Readings from contemporary sources.  |  Law -- Australia -- History -- Sources.  |  Law - Land - State and Territory - Tasmania.  |  Law - Constitutional law.  |  Settlement and contacts - Explorers.  |  Law - Jurisprudence - Terra nullius.  |  Settlement and contacts - Colonisation - 1788-1850.  |  Law - Land - State and Territory - New South Wales.  |  Tasmania (Tas)  |  New South Wales (NSW)
Other authors/contributors Bennett, J. M. (John Michael)  |  Castles, Alex C. (Alex Cuthbert), 1933-
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