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By Ranajit Guha

A Rule of estate for Bengal is a vintage paintings at the historical past of colonial India. First released in 1963, and lengthy unavailable during this nation, it's a necessary textual content within the components of colonial and postcolonial experiences. during this ebook, Ranajit Guha examines the British institution of the everlasting cost of Bengal—the first significant administrative intervention via the British within the zone and an attempt to impose a western concept of personal estate at the Bengal nation-state. Guha’s examine of the highbrow origins, objectives, and implementation of this coverage offers an in-depth view of the dynamics of colonialism and displays at the lasting impression of that dynamic following the formal termination of colonial rule.By proclaiming the everlasting cost in 1793, the British was hoping to advertise a wealthy capitalist agriculture of the sort that had constructed in England. The act renounced forever the state’s correct to elevate the evaluate already made upon landowners and hence sought to set up a process of estate that used to be, within the British view, useful for the production of a solid executive. Guha lines the origins of the everlasting cost to the anti-feudal principles of Phillip Francis and the critique of feudalism supplied through physiocratic idea, the precursor of political economic system. The crucial query the e-book asks is how the everlasting payment, based in anti-feudalism and grafted onto India through the main complicated capitalist strength of the day turned instrumental within the improvement of a neo-feudal association of landed estate and within the absorption and copy of precapitalist parts in a colonial regime.Guha’s exam of the British try and mould Bengal to the contours of its personal society with out an figuring out of the traditions and responsibilities upon which the Indian agrarian approach used to be dependent is a really pioneering paintings. the results of A Rule of estate for Bengal stay wealthy for the present discussions from the postcolonialist point of view at the which means of modernity and enlightenment.

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Im libellus recusationis war zuhanden des „suspekten“ Richters eine iusta causa anzugeben und dann53 vor regelmäßig von den Parteien zu wählenden arbitri zu beweisen54 . Gegen deren Entscheidung konnte appelliert werden55 . Hielten die arbitri einen Ablehnungsgrund für nicht gegeben, wurde die Hauptsache vor dem nunmehr nicht mehr ablehnbaren Richter weiterverhandelt. Anderenfalls56 war zu unterscheiden. 6 § 6. Beliebt war dann, Listen von Verdachtsgründen zu erstellen, s. 1 de iudice delegato § Superest; Joh.

255. 3 de executione sententiae § Sequitur, n. 6 und 7; Bartolus D. , n. 2; Maranta VI de executione sententiae, n. 40 und 41. 162 Rota Romana, Decisiones antiquae, de procuratoribus, dec. 1 (alias 13), dec. 10 (alias 149); Joh. de Ferrariis, tit. 4, gl. 3, n. 4. 163 Dd. C. 4. Zur Frage der Urteilsnichtigkeit, wenn trotz Litiskontestation durch den Prokurator im weiteren Verlauf des Prozesses der Vollmachtgeber geladen wird, s. Maranta IV. 16 Dist. iudic. in validum et invalidum, n. 55; weitere Nachweise bei Rosenberg (oben Fn.

13). 106 Näheres beispielsweise bei Azo, Summa C. 40; Gl. ord. 3 de coniuncta persona, n. 1; Bartolus C. 2, n. 1. 107 Zu Einzelheiten s. Dd. C. 1 und 2, D. 72. § 5 Die Parteien 25 3. Drittbeteiligung am Rechtsstreit Den Eintritt Dritter in einen hängigen Rechtsstreit hatten die mittelalterlichen Juristen zunächst in den justinianischen Texten kennengelernt; große praktische Bedeutung hat der Vorgang dann im Prätendentenstreit um kirchliche Benefizien gewonnen108 . Einen einheitlichen Begriff nach Art der uns geläufigen Intervention haben weder die Legisten noch die Kanonisten ausgebildet; als gemeinsames Merkmal aller einschlägigen Vorgänge wurde immerhin das eigene Interesse des Dritten herausgearbeitet.

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