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Arrative foundations of colonial law and its postcolonial residues and offer models of
Temporality And Modernity Thatand modernity that rise in turn to alternative forms of legality East Africa's oral jurisprudence ultimately implications not only for our understanding of law and literature in colonial and postcolonial contexts but broadly for our understanding of ow the global south as shaped modern law as we know and experience it today. ,
summary â eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ✓ Peter LemanSinging the Law is about the legal lives and afterlives of oral cultures in East Africa particularly as *they appear the pages of written literatures *appear within the pages of written literatures the colonial and periods In examining these cultures this book begins with an analysis of the cultural narratives of time and modernity that formed the foundations of British colonial law Recognizing the contradictory nature of these narratives ie both promoting and retr. ,
Eating from the Euro centric *Ideal Of Temporal Progress Enables *of temporal progress enables to make sense of the many representations of and experiments with non linear open ended and otherwise experimental temporalities that we find in works of East African literature that take colonial law as a "subject or point of critiue Many of these works further consciously adapt orature as an expressive form with "or point of critiue Many of these works further consciously adapt orature as an expressive form with authority This affords them the capacity to challenge the .