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“Seeking the Water of Baptism”: Fugitive Slaves and Imperial Jurisdiction in the Early Modern Caribbean

Linda M. Rupert

in Legal Pluralism and Empires, 1500-1850

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814771167
eISBN:
9780814708316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814771167.003.0008
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines the question of imperial jurisdiction over fugitive slaves in the Caribbean during the eighteenth century. In particular, it considers how slavery intersected with the Spanish ... More


The Genealogy of Power and the Power of Genealogy in Morocco: History, Imaginary and Politics

Zakaria Rhani

in Genealogy and Knowledge in Muslim Societies: Understanding the Past

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748644971
eISBN:
9781474400831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748644971.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines genealogical documents in a particular modern context — that of Morocco, with particular emphasis on the village of Zawiyat Sidi 'Abdel'aziz ben Yeffu, where a manuscript of ... More


The Predominance of a ‘Strong’ Economy over a ‘Weak’ Social Constitution: The Legacy of the Financial Crisis in Spain

Juan Antonio Maldonado Molina and Juan Romero Coronado

in European Welfare State Constitutions after the Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198851776
eISBN:
9780191886348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851776.003.0011
Subject:
Law, EU Law

In Spain, the economic crisis has generated a series of restrictive reforms, slashing the level of pensions, healthcare, long-term care, unemployment, social assistance, and family benefits. The ... More


. Slaveholders and the Slave Code

Gloria García Rodríguez

in Voices of the Enslaved in Nineteenth-Century Cuba: A Documentary History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832189
eISBN:
9781469602660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877678_garcia_rodriguez.7
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter presents a statement from Havana's ingenio owners to the king. Although they did not intend to contest the regulations put forth by the royal decree, they wished to bring to the king's ... More


. Slavery and Its Legal Regulation The Slave Code

Gloria García Rodríguez

in Voices of the Enslaved in Nineteenth-Century Cuba: A Documentary History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832189
eISBN:
9781469602660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877678_garcia_rodriguez.6
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter presents the king's royal decree and instructional circular for the Indies on the education, treatment, and work regimen of slaves. One of the main points in the decree is regarding the ... More


Shifting Loyalties: St. Thomas and the Transit Trade in African Slaves

Daniel L. Schafer

in Zephaniah Kingsley Jr. and the Atlantic World: Slave Trader, Plantation Owner, Emancipator

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044620
eISBN:
9780813046341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044620.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses Zephaniah Kingsley’s life as a ship captain engaged in the Atlantic slave trade and inter-island commerce in the Caribbean. After changing national allegiance from the United ... More


Spain: National Correspondents: Dr Juan Ferré and Prof Ángel Mª Ballesteros

in Rescue of Business in Europe: A European Law Institute Instrument

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198826521
eISBN:
9780191932274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826521.003.0038
Subject:
Law, EU Law

There are a set of rules set forth in the Insolvency Act (‘Ley 22/2003, of 9 July, Concursal’ or ‘LC’) which purpose is to avoid that debtors file for formal insolvency proceedings. These rules aim ... More


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