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Agency, Alterity, and the Two Bodies of the King

Isaac Ariail Reed

in Power in Modernity: Agency Relations and the Creative Destruction of the King's Two Bodies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226689319
eISBN:
9780226689593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226689593.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter begins with a contrast: between the language and action of Nathaniel Bacon, Jr., leader of Bacon's Rebellion (1676) and Herman Husband, a leader in the Whiskey Rebellion (1794). Bacon ... More


A Prophecy Fulfilled: From Cooperation to the Displacement of Indians

Virginia DeJohn Anderson

in Creatures of Empire: How Domestic Animals Transformed Early America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195158601
eISBN:
9780199788538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158601.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines how towards the end of the 17th century, efforts on the part of Indians and colonists to resolve problems caused by livestock gave way to conflict. It argues that the colonists' ... More


“Darling Indians” and “Natural Lords”: Virginia’s Tributary Regime and Florida’s Republic of Indians in the Seventeenth Century

Bradley Dixon

in Justice in a New World: Negotiating Legal Intelligibility in British, Iberian, and Indigenous America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479850129
eISBN:
9781479838394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479850129.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Dixon contends that between the 1640s and Bacon’s Rebellion (1676), Virginia went far in following the Spanish policy of incorporating Natives into the polity. Reminiscent of the Spanish empire’s ... More


Lady Frances Berkeley and Virginia Politics, 1675–1678

Mary Beth Norton

in Separated by Their Sex: Women in Public and Private in the Colonial Atlantic World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449499
eISBN:
9780801460890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449499.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines the notion that all women inappropriately entered the public sphere by focusing on the case of Lady Frances Berkeley, wife of Virginia Governor Sir William Berkeley, and her ... More


Sir William Berkeley, the Hobbists, and the End of Renaissance-Era Colonization

Alexander B. Haskell

in For God, King, and People: Forging Commonwealth Bonds in Renaissance Virginia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469618029
eISBN:
9781469618043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618029.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter traces the end of Renaissance-era colonization in the tensions between Thomas Hobbes's new theory of state sovereignty and the more-traditional Christian humanism of Sir William ... More


Creatures of Empire: How Domestic Animals Transformed Early America

Virginia DeJohn Anderson

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195158601
eISBN:
9780199788538
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158601.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This study presents colonial American history as the story of three-way interactions among Indians, English colonists, and livestock. By situating domestic animals at the heart of the colonizing ... More


Revolution in the Chesapeake, 1675–1679

Noeleen McIlvenna

in Early American Rebels: Pursuing Democracy from Maryland to Carolina, 1640-1700

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469656069
eISBN:
9781469656083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469656069.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter places Bacon’s Rebellion in the context of political developments in the surrounding colonies. In Virginia, Governor Berkeley had recently disenfranchised many of the poorer farmers. ... More


Planters, the State, and the Restoration City

Paul Musselwhite

in Urban Dreams, Rural Commonwealth: The Rise of Plantation Society in the Chesapeake

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226585284
eISBN:
9780226585314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226585314.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter traces the way in which Chesapeake political elites sought to use new kinds of refined urban spaces to secure their place within the Restoration vision of empire. It begins by examining ... More


Conclusion

Douglas Edward Leach

in Roots of Conflict: British Armed Forces and Colonial Americans, 1677-1763

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807842584
eISBN:
9781469603988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898796_leach.12
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book concludes with the events that occurred nearly a hundred years before the Declaration of Independence, redcoats in a colony were viewed by Americans as the arm of a repressive authority. It ... More


The Weakness of the Law in Post-Restoration Virginia

William E. Nelson

in The Common Law in Colonial America: Volume III: The Chesapeake and New England, 1660–1750

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190465056
eISBN:
9780190465087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190465056.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Comparative Law

The decisive moment in Virginia’s legal history was neither the English Civil War nor the Glorious Revolution but Bacon’s Rebellion of 1675–76. Virginia had turned sharply to the common law in the ... More


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