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Divine Bondage: Slavery between Metaphor and Theology

Chris L. de Wet

in Preaching Bondage: John Chrysostom and the Discourse of Slavery in Early Christianity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780520286214
eISBN:
9780520961555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286214.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter examines the metaphor of slavery in John Chrysostom's theology and how it became theologized and was implemented in the making of Christian subjectivity as an expression of Christian ... More


Understanding Global Slavery: A Reader

Kevin Bales

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520245068
eISBN:
9780520932074
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245068.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Although slavery is illegal throughout the world, it has previously been noted by the author of this book that more than twenty-seven million people—in countries from Pakistan to Thailand to the ... More


Catholics and Abolitionists

Sarah A. Curtis

in Civilizing Habits: Women Missionaries and the Revival of French Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195394184
eISBN:
9780199866595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394184.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the opposition to Javouhey's radical ideas and her independence within the Catholic church, especially a prolonged conflict with the Bishop of Autun (the Autun affair) regarding ... More


Introduction: Spaces of Freedom in North America

Damian Alan Pargas

in Fugitive Slaves and Spaces of Freedom in North America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813056036
eISBN:
9780813053806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056036.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The introduction explains the changing geography of slavery and freedom in North America in the Age of Revolutions, specifically the development of various “spaces of freedom” throughout the ... More


No One shall be Held in Slavery or Servitude: A Critical Analysis of International Slavery Agreements

Kevin Bales

in Understanding Global Slavery: A Reader

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520245068
eISBN:
9780520932074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245068.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Today a renewed interest in slavery is highlighting the discrepancy and confusion of the many definitions of slavery used by international bodies, national governments, and scholars. This chapter ... More


The Legal Definition of Slavery into the Twenty-First Century

Jean Allain

in The Legal Understanding of Slavery: From the Historical to the Contemporary

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660469
eISBN:
9780191745508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660469.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Legal History

This chapter discusses three relevant periods during the 20th century as they relate to the legal definition of slavery. The first spans from 1922 to 1956, which was the time when the legal ... More


Unequal Talents

Colin M. Macleod

in Liberalism, Justice, and Markets: A Critique of Liberal Equality

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293972
eISBN:
9780191599798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293976.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Examines Dworkin's analysis of, and proposed solution to, the problem for egalitarian justice by natural differences in individual talent. Egalitarians seek a distribution that is ambition (or ... More


Fred D’Aguiar and the memorialisation of slavery

Abigail Ward

in Caryl Phillips, David Dabydeen and Fred D'Aguiar: Representations of Slavery

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082757
eISBN:
9781781703250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082757.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter is focused on D'Aguiar, who struggles with the problems of representing the past of slave trading. It observes that he shares Dabydeen and Phillips' concerns with the historical record ... More


The Definition of Slavery in Eighteenth-Century Thinking *: Not the True Roman Slavery

John W. Cairns

in The Legal Understanding of Slavery: From the Historical to the Contemporary

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660469
eISBN:
9780191745508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660469.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Legal History

This chapter discusses the definition of slavery during the 18th century. It first takes a look at the various definitions of slavery during the Roman, early modern, and modern periods. Next, it ... More


The Abolition of Slavery in the United States: Historical Context and its Contemporary Application

William M., Jr. Carter

in The Legal Understanding of Slavery: From the Historical to the Contemporary

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660469
eISBN:
9780191745508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660469.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Legal History

This chapter examines the badges and events of slavery in the history of America. It presents some suggested lessons that can be taken from American history to inform the movement to put an end to ... More


Contemporary International Legal Norms on Slavery: Problems of Judicial Interpretation and Application

Holly Cullen

in The Legal Understanding of Slavery: From the Historical to the Contemporary

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660469
eISBN:
9780191745508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660469.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Legal History

This chapter considers the problems of judicial interpretation and application of the meaning of slavery. It reviews the 1926 definition of slavery and observes the continued presence of de facto ... More


Introduction: The Future Store

Walter Johnson

in The Chattel Principle: Internal Slave Trades in the Americas

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300103557
eISBN:
9780300129472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300103557.003.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter presents the idea, which was commonplace among nineteenth-century opponents of slavery in Great Britain and the United States, that slavery's future ran through the slave market. ... More


Introduction

Brycchan Carey

in From Peace to Freedom

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300180770
eISBN:
9780300182279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300180770.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This book attempts to explain how Quakers turned against slavery, and it reveals that the process was neither easy nor inevitable. Instead, Quakers argued about the morality of slavery among ... More


Seeking to Understand the Definition of Slavery *

Robin Hickey

in The Legal Understanding of Slavery: From the Historical to the Contemporary

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660469
eISBN:
9780191745508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660469.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Legal History

This chapter discusses Article 1 of the 1926 Slavery Convention in order to address the doubt surrounding the interpretation the provisions of slavery. It explains the guiding idea that slavery is ... More


From Consensus to Consensus: Slavery in International Law

Seymour Drescher

in The Legal Understanding of Slavery: From the Historical to the Contemporary

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660469
eISBN:
9780191745508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660469.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Legal History

This chapter takes a look at the main roles the slave trade and slavery have played in the formation and transformation of international law. It notes that slavery was once considered as a consensual ... More


Ancient Greek and Roman Slaveries

Mary Nyquist

in Arbitrary Rule: Slavery, Tyranny, and the Power of Life and Death

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226015538
eISBN:
9780226015675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226015675.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter is concerned mainly with interrelations in Greek and Roman political thought between two modes of slavery: on the one hand, chattel slavery, a social institution that affected every ... More


Emerging Capitalism and Its Conservative Critics: The Pro-Slavery Critique of Capitalism in Antebellum America

Peter Kolozi

in Conservatives Against Capitalism: From the Industrial Revolution to Globalization

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231166522
eISBN:
9780231544610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166522.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on the critique of capitalism offered by George Fitzhugh, John C. Calhoun, and James Henry Hammond. It pays particular attention to their indictment of the wage system as ... More


Pro-slavery Academic Thought in the 1840s and 1850s

Alfred L. Brophy

in University, Court, and Slave: Proslavery Academic Thought and Southern Jurisprudence, 1831–1861

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199964239
eISBN:
9780190625931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964239.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Political History

Many academics built on Thomas Dew’s arguments about proslavery thought in the 1840s and 1850s. Where Dew had largely focused on the virtues of slavery for white people (such as its economic utility ... More


“The Southern Phalanx”

Michael J. Goleman

in Your Heritage Will Still Remain: Racial Identity and Mississippi's Lost Cause

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812049
eISBN:
9781496812087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812049.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter explores the impact and effect of the sectional crisis on Mississippians’ collective identity as Americans. Despite external threats that challenged the slave system, and hence, the ... More


Locke’s “Of Slavery,” Despotical Power, and Tyranny

Mary Nyquist

in Arbitrary Rule: Slavery, Tyranny, and the Power of Life and Death

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226015538
eISBN:
9780226015675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226015675.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter focuses on the interpretative challenges of “Of Slavery,” which have been disastrously compounded by a failure to appreciate the distinction Locke draws in Two Treatises between ... More


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