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Police and court responses

in Black 1919: Riots, Racism and Resistance in Imperial Britain

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312007
eISBN:
9781846315138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846312007.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter investigates the police procedures during the riots in their ports and addresses the court cases that followed. People arrested by the police following the port riots appeared before the ... More


Slavery on Trial

Michael Bundock

in The Fortunes of Francis Barber: The True Story of the Jamaican Slave Who Became Samuel Johnson's Heir

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300207101
eISBN:
9780300213904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207101.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the issue of slavery in England within the context of the relationship between Francis Barber and Samuel Johnson. It begins by describing the friendly relations between Johnson ... More


“A spinster and a syringe”: Debating Test-Tube Babies

in Reproduction by Design: Sex, Robots, Trees, and Test-Tube Babies in Interwar Britain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226560694
eISBN:
9780226560717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226560717.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter approaches the issues discussed in this book in a roundabout fashion by exploring a relatively obscure Canadian court case. It addresses the ways in which commentators in the interwar ... More


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