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The Labors of Emancipation: Founded Law and Freedom Defined

Hoang Gia Phan

in Bonds of Citizenship: Law and the Labors of Emancipation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814738474
eISBN:
9780814738931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814738474.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This concluding chapter discusses Herman Melville's Billy Budd, Sailor which recounts the histories of slavery and servitude in the revolutionary reconstitution of citizenship. Throughout the novel, ... More


Something before Swing or Swing itself?

Carl J. Griffin

in The rural war: Captain Swing and the politics of protest

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719086267
eISBN:
9781781705025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086267.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter shows that in 1829 and the early months of 1830 the complaints and protests of rural workers became yet more insistent and desperate. In particular, it was a series of fires in the ... More


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