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Emancipation and the remaking of the British Imperial world

Catherine Hall, Nicholas Draper, and Keith McClelland (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091834
eISBN:
9781781707890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091834.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Slavery and the slavery business have cast a long shadow over British history. In 1833, abolition was heralded as evidence of Britain's claim to be themodern global power, its commitment to ... More


Introduction: Catherine Hall, Nicholas Draper and Keith McClelland

Catherine Hall, Nicholas Draper, and Keith McClelland

in Emancipation and the remaking of the British Imperial world

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091834
eISBN:
9781781707890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091834.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The introduction frames the contributions on the importance of slavery and slave-ownership in the re-making of the British imperial world after abolition in 1833 by posing a number of key questions: ... More


Re-examining the labour matrix in the British Caribbean 1750 to 1850

Heather Cateau

in Emancipation and the remaking of the British Imperial world

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091834
eISBN:
9781781707890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091834.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Following emancipation in 1833 there was an increasing divergence in British colonial policy and thinking about the empire between, on the one hand, the treatment of those freed from enslavement and ... More


Conclusion

Renata Ago

in Gusto for Things: A History of Objects in Seventeenth-Century Rome

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226010571
eISBN:
9780226008387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226008387.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the historiography of material culture and the history of objects in seventeenth-century Rome. It suggests that a person’s relationship with his ... More


Furniture

Renata Ago

in Gusto for Things: A History of Objects in Seventeenth-Century Rome

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226010571
eISBN:
9780226008387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226008387.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter examines furniture ownership of people in seventeenth-century Rome. The analysis of Roman inventories reveals that Romans had a name or designation for every room in the house and that ... More


Books

Renata Ago

in Gusto for Things: A History of Objects in Seventeenth-Century Rome

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226010571
eISBN:
9780226008387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226008387.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter examines the collection of books in seventeenth-century Rome. It explains how men from legal professions usually owned large volumes of books while women rarely owned books. It also ... More


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