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“A Sett of Possitive Obstinate People”: Missionary Encounters on Codrington Plantation

Travis Glasson

in Mastering Christianity: Missionary Anglicanism and Slavery in the Atlantic World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199773961
eISBN:
9780199919017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773961.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Between 1710 and 1838, the SPG owned a Barbados sugar plantation and hundreds of enslaved people. Its donor intended Codrington plantation to fund the creation and maintenance of a college. The ... More


Definitions and Conceptions of Slave Ownership in Islamic Law 1

Bernard K. Freamon

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/9780199660469.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Legal History

This chapter surveys the definitions and conceptions of slavery and slave ownership in the Islamic legal system. It takes a look at the similarities of the Islamic jurisprudence's approach to slavery ... More


Patristic Contrasts: Augustine and Theodoret, Basil and John Chrysostom

Ilaria L. E. Ramelli

in Social Justice and the Legitimacy of Slavery: The Role of Philosophical Asceticism from Ancient Judaism to Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198777274
eISBN:
9780191823022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198777274.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, History of Christianity

This chapter analyses patristic authors who discussed juridical slavery, examining the endorsement of slavery by Augustine and Theodoret (and Theodore of Mopsuestia) and the more critical positions ... More


Emancipation and the remaking of the British Imperial world

Catherine Hall, Nicholas Draper, and Keith McClelland (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091834
eISBN:
9781781707890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091834.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Slavery and the slavery business have cast a long shadow over British history. In 1833, abolition was heralded as evidence of Britain's claim to be themodern global power, its commitment to ... More


Slavery and Urban Life

Jeff Strickland

in Unequal Freedoms: Ethnicity, Race, and White Supremacy in Civil War-Era Charleston

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060798
eISBN:
9780813050867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060798.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

German and Irish immigrants interacted with slaves and free blacks in Charleston on a daily basis and in a variety of social and economic contexts. The brutality of urban slavery was unmistakable as ... More


Forgotten Women: Anna Eliza Elletson and Absentee Slave Ownership

Hannah Young

in Britain's History and Memory of Transatlantic Slavery

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781781382776
eISBN:
9781786944009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382776.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Women have remained virtually invisible in the historiography of slavery and absenteeism. However, there were a significant number of female absentees who managed their vast West Indian estates -and ... More


Local Roots/Global Routes: Slavery, Memory and Identity in Hackney

Katie Donington

in Britain's History and Memory of Transatlantic Slavery

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781781382776
eISBN:
9781786944009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382776.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter uses a local lens to challenge, nuance and expand the national narrative of Britain’s involvement with both slavery and abolition. Based on research undertaken as part of a public ... More


Historical Totality and the African American Archive

Lloyd Pratt

in Unsettled States: Nineteenth-Century American Literary Studies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479857722
eISBN:
9781479818334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479857722.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter uses Edward P. Jones' The Known World—a twenty-first-century novel about slave ownership among African Americans—as a launching pad in discussing the possibilities of historical ... More


Introduction: Catherine Hall, Nicholas Draper and Keith McClelland

Catherine Hall, Nicholas Draper, and Keith McClelland

in Emancipation and the remaking of the British Imperial world

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091834
eISBN:
9781781707890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091834.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The introduction frames the contributions on the importance of slavery and slave-ownership in the re-making of the British imperial world after abolition in 1833 by posing a number of key questions: ... More


Re-examining the labour matrix in the British Caribbean 1750 to 1850

Heather Cateau

in Emancipation and the remaking of the British Imperial world

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091834
eISBN:
9781781707890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091834.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Following emancipation in 1833 there was an increasing divergence in British colonial policy and thinking about the empire between, on the one hand, the treatment of those freed from enslavement and ... More


Gregory Nyssen: Theological Arguments against the Institution of Slavery

Ilaria L. E. Ramelli

in Social Justice and the Legitimacy of Slavery: The Role of Philosophical Asceticism from Ancient Judaism to Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198777274
eISBN:
9780191823022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198777274.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, History of Christianity

This chapter concentrates on Gregory Nyssen’s theological arguments against slavery and argues that he urged all masters to emancipate all their slaves. He described slave ownership as evil, and ... More


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