Colonial Justice in Mozambique (1915-1954): Preserving and Changing Indigenous Customary Law

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Abstract

This article analyses some aspects of legal pluralism in the Portuguese Empire in the early twentieth century. It begins with a brief overview of the forms of legal pluralism experienced in different periods of Portuguese history, and ends with a presentation of the initial results of recent research in the Historical Archives of Mozambique.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)153-168
Number of pages15
JournalBiblioteca per la storia del pensiero giuridico moderno
Volume134
Publication statusPublished - 2023

Keywords

  • Legal History
  • Colonial justice
  • Mozambique
  • Colonialism
  • Portuguese Empire

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