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Masters, servants and magistrates in Britain and the empire : 1562-1955 / edited by Douglas Hay and Paul Craven.

by Hay, Douglas; Craven, Paul.
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 2004Description: x, 592 p. : tables ; 24 cm. (hbk).ISBN: 0807828777.Subject(s): British colonies | legal profession
Contents:
Introduction / Douglas Hay and Paul Craven. -- England, 1562 -1875 : the law and its uses / Douglas Hay. -- Early British America, 1585-1830 : Freedom bound / Christopher Tomlins. -- Law and labour in eighteenth-century Newfoundland / Jerry Bannister. -- Canada 1670-1935 : symbolic and instrumental enforcement in loyalist North America / Paul Craven. -- Australia, 1788-1902 : A workingman's paradise / Michael Quinlan. -- The Colonial Office, 1820-1838 : constantly the subject of small struggles / M K Banton. -- The British Caribbean : the transition from slave to free legal status / Mary Turner. -- Urban British Guiana, 1838-1924 : Wharf rats, centipedes and pork knockers / Juanitia de Barros. -- South Africa, 1841-1924 : Race, conract and coercion / Martin Chanock. -- Hong Kong,1841-1870 : All the servants in prison and nobody to take care of the house / Christopher Munn. -- Britain : the defeat of the 1844 Master and Servants Bill / Christopher Frank. -- India 1858-1930 : the illusion of free labor / Michael Anderson. -- Assam and the West Indies, 1860-1920 : immobilizing plantation labor / Parbhu P Mohapatra. -- West Africa, 1874-1948 : employment legislation in a nonsettler peasant economy / Richard Rathbone. -- Kenya, 1895-1939 : Tegistration and rough justice / David M Anderson.
List(s) this item appears in: Colonialism and India
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Includes index.

Bibliography. p 529-599.

Introduction / Douglas Hay and Paul Craven. -- England, 1562 -1875 : the law and its uses / Douglas Hay. -- Early British America, 1585-1830 : Freedom bound / Christopher Tomlins. -- Law and labour in eighteenth-century Newfoundland / Jerry Bannister. -- Canada 1670-1935 : symbolic and instrumental enforcement in loyalist North America / Paul Craven. -- Australia, 1788-1902 : A workingman's paradise / Michael Quinlan. -- The Colonial Office, 1820-1838 : constantly the subject of small struggles / M K Banton. -- The British Caribbean : the transition from slave to free legal status / Mary Turner. -- Urban British Guiana, 1838-1924 : Wharf rats, centipedes and pork knockers / Juanitia de Barros. -- South Africa, 1841-1924 : Race, conract and coercion / Martin Chanock. -- Hong Kong,1841-1870 : All the servants in prison and nobody to take care of the house / Christopher Munn. -- Britain : the defeat of the 1844 Master and Servants Bill / Christopher Frank. -- India 1858-1930 : the illusion of free labor / Michael Anderson. -- Assam and the West Indies, 1860-1920 : immobilizing plantation labor / Parbhu P Mohapatra. -- West Africa, 1874-1948 : employment legislation in a nonsettler peasant economy / Richard Rathbone. -- Kenya, 1895-1939 : Tegistration and rough justice / David M Anderson.

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