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Frontiers of servitude: Slavery in narratives of the early French Atlantic

Michael Harrigan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526122261
eISBN:
9781526136183
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526122261.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Based on original research into little-examined printed and archival sources, this book explores the fundamental ideas behind early French thinking about Atlantic slavery by asking three central ... More


Reproductive Servitude

Sherry F. Colb and Michael C. Dorf

in Beating Hearts: Abortion and Animal Rights

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231175142
eISBN:
9780231540957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175142.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Although abortion of a sentient fetus may sometimes be immoral, the law ought not to forbid such abortions because abortion bans conscript women into reproductive servitude. Laying hens and cows are ... More


Aspects of Land Law Relative to the Transportation of Oil and Gas in Scotland

Roderick Paisley

in Oil and Gas Law: Current Practice & Emerging Trends

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781845861018
eISBN:
9781474406239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861018.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on the transport of oil and gas by pipelines passing through land in private ownership, which may well arise once they cross into territorial waters as well as onshore. It is ... More


A Short History of Oil Cultures; or, The Marriage of Catastrophe and Exuberance

Frederick Buell

in Oil Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689682
eISBN:
9781452949314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689682.003.0004
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter focuses on the development of two cultural discourses that have informed literary interpretations of oil’s meaning since the nineteenth century: exuberance and catastrophe. While ... More


Words of Honour: ‘Les Destinées: Poèmes philosophiques’ (1838–1864)

Roger Pearson

in Unacknowledged Legislators: The Poet as Lawgiver in Post-Revolutionary France

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198754473
eISBN:
9780191816130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754473.003.0023
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

Following discussion of Vigny’s comparison of the poet and the soldier in Servitude et grandeur militaires (1835), with particular regard to the concept of honour, this chapter examines Les ... More


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