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International law and colonialism in Africa

U. O. Umozurike

International law and colonialism in Africa

by U. O. Umozurike

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Published by Nwamife Publishers in Enugu, Nigeria .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • International law -- History -- Africa.,
  • Colonies (International law)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementU.O. Umozurike.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 173 p. :
    Number of Pages173
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21920400M
    ISBN 109781240342

      2. See C.F. Okoye, International Law and the New African States (London, Sweet & Maxwell ) passim; T.O. Elias, Africa and the Development of International Law (Leiden, Sijthoff ) should be noted that both these writers focused on the rather limited post-colonial state practice spanning barely a decade of independent African statehoo. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxi, pages ; 25 cm: Contents: I. Creating and Situating International Law Custom, Authority and the Creation of International Law Situating International Law in Municipal Legal Systems in Africa -Independence Treaty Obligations and the Post-Colonial State The Newly Emergent .

      Negative Effects Of Colonialism In Africa. The bad side that Colonialism added to Africa will be considered in this section. Economic impact; Ever since the British colonized Africa nations, there has been a breach in the economy of the nation, the mode of economy operation of the colonial master was different from the one African practices Missing: International law. a conference on International Law and Imperialism at the Birkbeck Law School at the University of London in May This paper was also presented at the Feminist and Legal Theory Project Workshop on ‘Across -Legal -Cultures -Post -Colonialism,” at Emory University Law School on Septem

    From the book: Book 2: The Impact and Limitations of Colonialism commissioned by The Department of Education To understand the complexities of modern South Africa and, more especially, to account for some of the differences between regions and provinces, it is important to realise that colonialism was brought to South Africa by different interests in different ways at . imperialism and colonialism in nineteenth-century international law. I define imperialism, like late nineteenth-century theorists, as the spread and expansion. t. Governor George E. Pataki Professor of International Commercial Law, Albany Law School. An earlier version of this Article was presented as a.


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International law and colonialism in Africa Unknown Binding – Import, January 1, by U. O Umozurike (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: U. O Umozurike. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

Abstract Gassama International law and colonialism in Africa book examines the role of international law and all its manifestations in the lives of Africans during both the colonial era and the present day.

He argues that this law not only facilitated imperialism and colonialism, it remains at the core of what Africans received from imperialism and colonial : Ibrahim J. Gassama. International Law and Colonialism in Africa. U.O. Umozurike. Format. Book. Published.

Enugu, Nigeria: Nwamife Publishers, Edition. 1st ed. Language. The Peaceful Settlement of International Disputes in Post-Colonial Africa: The First Two Decades.

Regulating the Common Utilization and Management of International Watercourses: The Senegal Regime. VI: Implementing New International Law. Southern African Land-Locked States and Rights of Access and Transit under the New Law of the Sea. Cited by: 8. Africa and International Law - the Emergence to Statehood by NlI LANTE WALLACE-BRUCE* AT the beginning of this century only two African countries, Liberia and Ethiopia, were recognised as independent states which could be fully involved in international law.

Both participated in the activities of the League of Nations. the definition of the international law of colonialism.

France and England were both Catholic countries in and faced a common problem regarding developing coloni es. between colonialism and international law emerged most explicitly in the 19th century, when John Austin, an English jurist whose views had an enormous significance for international law, argued that law and order were only explicable in a system governed by an overarching sovereign that could create and enforce the law.

Examining colonialism and its relationship to the rule of law seems counterintuitive since colonialism implies the exercise of power, and the rule of law portends to bound power. But looking at the historical practices of British colonial rule illuminates how the rule of law was an element in the development of an unequal system of international economics, politics, and law.

International law is colonial in the sense that by ceding sovereignty to be governed by law, sovereigns are being colonised by the western, primarily, European legal system.

Post-modern critiques of international law hold a lot in common with classical realist arguments. They maintain that if international law is not law, in that one has the choice to. Even more historical context is given by your second book, Travels into the Interior of Africa by Mungo Park.

Now this was two journeys in and I loved this book. Park comes from a pre-racist Europe, and he’s travelling along the 16th parallel – the sort of watershed between ‘Animus’ Africa and Islamic Africa.

This chapter outlines the relationship between international law and colonial practice across the 16th–19th centuries in a way which avoids the indulgence of believing that the law of nations was somehow abstracted from the material processes of colonial rule.

It draws attention to two aspects of this history: one being the slow accretive process by which ideas of sovereignty. Written by international academics representing a variety of disciplines, 12 contributions discuss the interrelated topics of orality, literacy, and colonialism in southern Africa.

The volume (which lacks an index) is based upon the perception that literacy is a form of. Thus, in considering the natural-law theorists who influenced Locke, this book examines how colonialism influenced both the questions which were posed and the answers that were given.

Keywords: John Locke, natural law, colonialism, Hugo Grotius, Samuel Pufendorf, Europe, state of nature, America, England, property. `Anghie's book lays out an excellent argument for the colonial background of international law and its institutions, and it does so with numerous fresh insights and clear command of a wide range of materials'.

Colonialism in Africa Gradual colonialism Governance during the colonial period Impact of the European incursion on the native systems. of African law Post-Colonial Era Military Regimes and Dictatorships   : Law in Colonial Africa Law in Colonial Africa (Social History of Africa) (): Roberts, Richard L., Mann, Kristin: BooksAuthor: Richard L.

Roberts, Kristin Mann. Du Bois is one of the Africanists Umozurike frequently cites in International Law and Colonialism in Africa) Id. at page 37 for example, Umozurike states that "International law was embedded in white racism and this promoted the interests of the whites while rigorously subordinating those of others.

bution to the Western understanding of Soviet public international law. AFRICA AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF INTERNATIONAL LAW. By T. and British Colonial Law: A Comparative Study of the Interaction between British Law and Indigenous Systems of Law in British Dependencies (). BOOK REVIEWS southern Africa, a principle to which.

The International Law of Colonialism: A Comparative Analysis. Lewis & Clark Law Review, Forthcoming. Lewis & Clark Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. Pages Posted: 31 Aug Last revised: 21 Sep See all articles by Robert J. Miller Robert J. Miller. Hitherto, the ‘African part’ of the history of international law has often been limited to the (critical engagement with) ‘the acquisition of Africa’ since the s and questions of ‘state succession’ and international borders following independence starting in the s.

In this historical narrative, the dominance of colonialism is evident.International law, which had developed in the context of Europe throughout the colonial period, transformed into international law for Europe during the Imperialist Period.Law in colonial Africa was a cultural project that lay at the heart of efforts by Europeans and Africans to channel social change.

Studying law yields fresh insights into the meaning of colonialism to those Africans who were empowered by it and those who struggled against it.