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Author Duman, Daniel

Title The English and Colonial Bars in the Nineteenth Century
Published Milton : Taylor & Francis Group, 2023

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Description 1 online resource (251 p.)
Series Routledge Library Editions: Colonialism and Imperialism Ser. ; v.26
Routledge Library Editions: Colonialism and Imperialism Ser
Contents Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Original Title Page -- Original Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- List of Tables and Figures -- Dedication -- List of Abbreviations -- Preface -- Introduction -- 1. The Character of the Profession -- Dimensions -- Origins: Geographical, Social and Educational -- 2. The Governance of the Bar in the Nineteenth Century: Tradition Versus Reform -- Traditional Patterns of Authority and Discipline -- The Customary Etiquette of the Bar -- The Forces of Change -- Reform and Reformers -- Reorganisation from Within
3. Careers at the English Bar -- Testing and Training -- The First Steps -- Provincial Bars -- Connection and Patronage -- The Ladder of Preferment -- The Determinants of Success -- A Single-Class Profession -- 4. The Colonial Bar and Bench -- Crown Colonies and Self-Governing Colonies -- India -- Professional Imperialism and the Law -- 5. Wealth-Holders, Landowners and Company Directors -- Incomes and Fortunes -- The Barrister as Landowner -- Investments and Directorships in Business -- Economics and the Bar -- A Summary -- 6. Politics and the Bar -- Barristers in the House of Commons
Politics and Professional Advancement -- Barristers and the Political Elite -- The Inns of Court: Portals to Power -- 7. The Bar and Bench in Social and Historical Perspective -- Appendix -- Selected Bibliography -- Index
Notes Description based upon print version of record
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781000856552
1000856550