|aLaw, orientalism and postcolonialism :|bthe jurisdiction of the lotus eaters /|cby Piyel Haldar.
|axiv, 184 p. ;|c25 cm.
|aDiscourses of law.
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 157-177) and index.
|aIntroduction : the colonization of the legal subject -- Plato and orientalism -- The sultan's enjoyment -- Envy and subjectivity in orientalism -- Ex oriente lex : orientalism and the colonization of sublime enjoyment -- Anglican pleasures in the Orient : staging the rule of law -- Conclusion : dust is miscarried.
Drawing on a broad range of literature, (including classical jurisprudence, eighteenth century Orientalist scholarship, early travel literature, and nineteenth century debates surrounding the rule of law), yet concentrating on the ...