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‘Adventure in a Wigwam’: Henry Bibb’s Account of Slavery among the Cherokees in Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Henry Bibb, An American Slave (1849)

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Introduction This chapter is an exploration of the representation of African American slavery among the Cherokees in Indian Territory in the 1840s. It is based upon an analysis of Henry Bibb’s Narrative of the Life...

‘A Monstrous Innovation on the Laws’: Murder and Double Jeopardy at the Old Bailey

Fair and Unfair Trials in the British Isles, 1800–1940 : Microhistories of Justice and Injustice

Bloomsbury academic, 2020

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...Introduction On an evening in May 1827 in Whitechapel, Officer Ebenezer Dalton was called to a lodging in a house in St. Christopher Court, just around the corner from Lambeth...

‘All That They Had Heard, All That They Had Read, All That They Had Seen’: Questions of Fairness and Justice in the Trial of George Vass

Fair and Unfair Trials in the British Isles, 1800–1940 : Microhistories of Justice and Injustice

Bloomsbury academic, 2020

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...Introduction On the 28th of February 1863, the Newcastle Daily Journal included a dramatic editorial comment: We publish the report of the trial...

Legislating to Ensure ‘Impartial’ Justice: Palmer’s Act of 1856

Fair and Unfair Trials in the British Isles, 1800–1940 : Microhistories of Justice and Injustice

Bloomsbury academic, 2020

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...Introduction On the morning of Wednesday the 14th of May 1856, a trial unparalleled in English legal history opened at London’s Central Criminal Court...

Antagonistic internationalists

David Brydan

David Brydan is a Lecturer at King’s College London, UK. He was previously a postdoctoral researcher on the Reluctant Internationalists project, and then Lecturer in Modern History at Birkbeck, University of London. His first book Franco’s Internationalists (2019). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Internationalists in European History : Rethinking the Twentieth Century

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...In 1952, the head of the International Federation of Catholic Men, Jean le Cour Grandmaison, wrote an article on the relationship between Catholics and the new international system built around the United Nations (UN). The principle...

The Bobbed-Haired Bandit and the Smash-and-Grab Raider

Fair and Unfair Trials in the British Isles, 1800–1940 : Microhistories of Justice and Injustice

Bloomsbury academic, 2020

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...Introduction This chapter considers the criminal careers of two offenders, ‘Ruby’ Spark and Lilian Goldstein and illuminates how press coverage of their exploits was made to conform...

Cycling as Victorian spectacle

Neil Carter

Neil Carter is Senior Research Fellow at the International Centre for Sports History and Culture, De Montfort University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cycling and the British : A Modern History

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...On 18 May 1889 William Hume, captain of the Belfast Cruisers Cycling Club, easily won four races at the Queen’s College sport meeting held at the North of Ireland Cricket Club in Belfast. It was a landmark event in the history of cycling...

‘Circumstances of Unexplained Savagery’: The Gilchrist Murder Case and Its Legacy, 1908–1927

Anne-Marie Kilday

Anne-Marie Kilday is Professor of Criminal History at Oxford Brookes University, UK. She is the author of A History of Infanticide in Britain (2013) and Women and Violent Crime in Enlightenment Scotland (2007), as well as the editor, together with David Nash, of Histories of Crime, 1600-2000 (2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fair and Unfair Trials in the British Isles, 1800–1940 : Microhistories of Justice and Injustice

Bloomsbury academic, 2020

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...Introduction When the well-known Scottish lawyer and amateur criminologist William Roughead (1870–1952) was describing the murder of an elderly woman in her own home in Glasgow...

To ‘make a good Mistress to my servants’: Unmasking the Meaning of Maternalism in Colonial South Carolina

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...In 1745, Eliza Lucas Pinckney drew up a series of resolutions among which she promised to ‘make a good wife to my dear Husband’, to ‘be a good Mother to my children’ and to ‘make a good Mistress to my servants’. She further vowed to treat...

The Trend of the Times (Jiji taiseiron), 1882

Teruko Craig

Teruko Craig is Senior Lecturer Emerita at Tufts University, USA. She has translated several books from Japanese into English, including Musui's Story: The Autobiography of a Tokugawa Samurai (1988), The Autobiography of Shibusawa Eiichi: From Peasant to Entrepreneur (1994), Remembering Aizu: The Testament of Shiba Goro (1999) and In the Beginning, Woman Was the Sun: The Autobiography of a Japanese Feminist, Hiratsuka Raicho (2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Selected Essays by Fukuzawa Yukichi : On Government

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Introduction “The Trend of the Times” provides no new historical model but is a vital link in the progression of Fukuzawa’s thought. It was published in April 1882. The essay first...