Masters, servants, and magistrates in Britain and the Empire, 1562-1955 [electronic resource] / edited by Douglas Hay and Paul Craven
- Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2004.
- Physical Description:
- xi, 592 p. ; 25 cm.
- Additional Creators:
- Hay, Douglas and Craven, Paul, 1950-
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- License restrictions may limit access.
- England, 1562-1875 : the law and its uses / Douglas Hay -- Early British America, 1585-1830 : freedom bound / Christopher Tomlins -- Law and labor 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, 1820-1955 : constantly the subject of small struggles / M.K. Banton -- The British Caribbean, 1823-1838 : the transition from slave to free legal status / Mary Turner -- Urban British Guiana, 1838-1924 : wharf rats, centipedes, and pork knockers / Juanita de Barros -- South Africa, 1841-1924 : race, contract, 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 / Prabhu P. Mohapatra -- West Afrira, 1874-1948 : employment legislation in a nonsettler peasant economy / Richard Rathbone -- Kenya, 1895-1939 : registration and rough justice / David M. Anderson.
- 0807828777 (cloth : alk. paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 529-559) and indexes.
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