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Treason, Rebellion and the Rule of Law

Peter Rushton

Peter Rushton was Professor of Historical Sociology at the University of Sunderland, UK. He published widely on witchcraft, problems of marriage and family life, the poor law and crime in C18th England. He was the joint author of Eighteenth Century Criminal Transportation (Palgrave, 2004). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Gwenda Morgan

Gwenda Morgan teaches early modern Atlantic history at the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK. She is co-author, with Peter Rushton, of Eighteenth-Century Criminal Transportation: The Formation of the Criminal Atlantic (2003), and Banishment in the Early Atlantic World: Convicts, Rebels and Slaves (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Treason and Rebellion in the British Atlantic, 1685–1800 : Legal Responses to Threatening the State

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...This is a study of treason and rebellion in the British Atlantic, an area which consisted of a diverse collection of jurisdictions and territories, different kinds of societies and political systems, with each unit posing difficulties...

Speaking Words, Writing Sedition

Peter Rushton

Peter Rushton was Professor of Historical Sociology at the University of Sunderland, UK. He published widely on witchcraft, problems of marriage and family life, the poor law and crime in C18th England. He was the joint author of Eighteenth Century Criminal Transportation (Palgrave, 2004). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Gwenda Morgan

Gwenda Morgan teaches early modern Atlantic history at the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK. She is co-author, with Peter Rushton, of Eighteenth-Century Criminal Transportation: The Formation of the Criminal Atlantic (2003), and Banishment in the Early Atlantic World: Convicts, Rebels and Slaves (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Treason and Rebellion in the British Atlantic, 1685–1800 : Legal Responses to Threatening the State

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Though the main focus of this study is high treason, it is necessary to recognize that the British state in all its forms directed a great deal of its energy in suppressing what might be described as the precursors of treason – the speaking...

British Laws, Colonial Laws

Peter Rushton

Peter Rushton was Professor of Historical Sociology at the University of Sunderland, UK. He published widely on witchcraft, problems of marriage and family life, the poor law and crime in C18th England. He was the joint author of Eighteenth Century Criminal Transportation (Palgrave, 2004). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Gwenda Morgan

Gwenda Morgan teaches early modern Atlantic history at the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK. She is co-author, with Peter Rushton, of Eighteenth-Century Criminal Transportation: The Formation of the Criminal Atlantic (2003), and Banishment in the Early Atlantic World: Convicts, Rebels and Slaves (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Treason and Rebellion in the British Atlantic, 1685–1800 : Legal Responses to Threatening the State

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Varieties of treason This study is one of ‘high treason’ which was judged to be a threat to the state and its monarch, ‘against king and government’ as Blackstone put it, but it is worth noting some parallels...