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The Transition from Plantation Slave Labour to Free Labour in the Americas

The Many Faces of Slavery: New Perspectives on Slave Ownership and Experiences in the Americas

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...The author would like to thank Laird Bergad and Stanley Engerman for their helpful comments. One of the most fundamental changes in the world economy in the nineteenth century was the transition from slave...

Introduction

Lawrence Aje

Lawrence Aje is Associate Professor of United States History at Paul-Valéry, Montpellier, France. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Catherine Armstrong

Catherine Armstrong is Senior Lecturer in American History at Loughborough University, UK. She is the author of Writing North America in the Seventeenth Century (2007) and, along with Laura M. Chmielewski, The Atlantic Experience: People, Places, Ideas (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Many Faces of Slavery: New Perspectives on Slave Ownership and Experiences in the Americas

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...This volume broadens our conception of both slaveholding and enslaved experience in the Americas. It acknowledges that by the eighteenth century, racial slavery had matured into a fully-fledged, firmly established, profitable form...

Latin America and the Caribbean: Traditions of Global History

Global History, Globally : Research and Practice around the World

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...I On February 24, 1821, Agustín de Iturbide, a key military commander for the New Spanish Viceroyalty, announced the Plan de Iguala, a peace treaty that would serve as the foundation for Mexican independence...

“Remembering” versus “Condemning” Communism: Politics of History and “Wars on Memory” in East European Museums

Constantin Iordachi

Constantin Iordachi is Professor in the History Department at Central European University, Hungary. He is the author of Liberalism, Constitutional Nationalism and Minorities: The Making of Romanian Citizenship, c. 1750-1918 (2019) and editor of Comparative Fascist Studies (2009). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Occupation and Communism in Eastern European Museums : Re-Visualizing the Recent Past

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...In August 1999, after three unsuccessful attempts, the Bulgarian government led by the Union of Democratic Forces finally managed to blow up the Georgi Dimitrov Mausoleum, a landmark of communism that marked the center of the national...

Resident Female Slaveholders in Jamaica at the End of Emancipation: Evidence from the Compensation Claims

The Many Faces of Slavery: New Perspectives on Slave Ownership and Experiences in the Americas

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...I would like to thank Scott McClelland, Nicholas Draper and Verene Shepherd for data on Jamaica. I wish to thank my colleague Prithi Kanakamadela for taking the time to read and comment on an earlier draft of this chapter...

Militarized Slavery: The Creation of the West India Regiments

The Many Faces of Slavery: New Perspectives on Slave Ownership and Experiences in the Americas

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...On 17 April 1795, Henry Dundas, Secretary at War, wrote to General Sir John Vaughan, commander-in-chief in the Leeward Islands, authorizing him ‘to raise two corps of mulattoes or Negroes to consist of 1,000 rank and file each...

Ad Hoc Committee on Genocide, January–August 1948 (nos. 43–80)

Documents on the Genocide Convention from the American, British, and Russian Archives : The Politics of International Humanitarian Law, 1933–1948

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...The British Government continuously regarded the Genocide Convention a political and provocative document. The Cabinet Steering Committee argued that the Secretariat draft was mixing the issue of minority protection with that of physical...

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...