From Bondage To Contract

Author: Amy Dru Stanley
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521635264
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This 1999 book explores how a generation of American thinkers and reformers - abolitionists, former slaves, feminists, labor advocates, jurists, moralists, and social scientists - drew on contract to condemn the evils of chattel slavery as ...

Law And The Conditions Of Freedom In The Nineteenth Century United States

Author: James Willard Hurst
Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press
ISBN: 9780299013639
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In these essays J. Willard Hurst shows the correlation between the conception of individual freedom and the application of law in the nineteenth-century United States—how individuals sought to use law to increase both their personal ...

Freaks Of Fortune

Author: Jonathan Levy
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674067207
Size: 25.32 MB
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Until the nineteenth century, “risk” was a specialized term: it was the commodity exchanged in a marine insurance contract. Freaks of Fortune tells how the modern concept of risk emerged in the United States.

Bonds Of Citizenship

Author: Hoang Gia Phan
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814771920
Size: 67.11 MB
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He situates the emergence of American citizenship and the American novel within the context of Atlantic slavery and Anglo-American legal culture, placing early American texts by Hector St. John de Crèvecœur, Benjamin Franklin, and Charles ...

Gateway To Freedom

Author: Eric Foner
Publisher:
ISBN: 0198737904
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Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Eric Foner tells the story of how, between 1830 and 1860, three remarkable men from New York city - a journalist, a furniture polisher, and a black minister - led a secret network that helped no fewer than 3 ...

From Bondage To Freedom

Author: Michael LeBuffe
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199726158
Size: 69.53 MB
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Building interconnected readings of Spinoza's accounts of imagination, error, and desire, Michael LeBuffe defends a comprehensive interpretation of Spinoza's enlightened vision of human excellence.

The Coolie Speaks

Author: Lisa Yun
Publisher: Temple University Press
ISBN: 1592135838
Size: 22.29 MB
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Introducing radical counter-visions of race and slavery, and probing the legal and philosophical questions raised by indenture, The Coolie Speaks offers the first critical reading of a massive testimony case from Cuba in 1874.

The Billionaire Submissive

Author: Joely Sue Burkhart
Publisher: Entangled: Scorched
ISBN: 1640632972
Size: 12.46 MB
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Series order: Book #1: The Billionaire Submissive Book #2: The Billionaire's Ink Mistress Book #3: The Billionaire’s Christmas Bargain