Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 17 avhandlingar innehållade ordet slavery.
Sammanfattning : This thesis reassesses the framework we have come to accept around the dynamics of slavery in a series of papers which, together, shed new light on the economics of coercion. Employing a range of newly digitized historical databases covering the economic life and genealogical history of the British Cape Colony through the 18th and 19th centuries, it explores the determinants of labor coercion in light of two significant institutional shocks: the Slave Trade Act 1807, when the transshipment of slaves became illegal, and the Slave Abolition Act 1833 when the possession of slaves was outlawed. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The support for the fight against ‘human trafficking’ has evolved rapidly and comprehensively. There has been, however, no overarching critical evaluation of the efforts to make ‘human trafficking’ a focus of international law. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Hemmen i den nya verlden(1853-4) is novelist Fredrika Bremer's 3-volume travel diary in letter form, a literary account of her two years' travel in the United States and Cuba. Bremer wove, into the America she "wrote," a number of American authors and their works. Novelist Catharine Sedgwick and poet and socialite Anne C. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : In the early modern period thousands of Germans, mostly men but also a few women and children, travelled to the Indian Ocean world in the service of the Dutch and British East India companies (VOC and EIC). Family played a key role for these Ostindienfahrer (East Indies travellers). LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : This book casts new light on the struggle over reform in Britain following the French Revolution by studying how Georgians from across the social spectrum sought to enlist popular passions, either in defence of the established order – or in order to subvert and challenge it. Inspired by the history of emotions, practice theory, and social movements theory it introduces the concept of ‘emotional tactics’, defined as the language, material objects, and practices used to encourage emotions for political purposes. LÄS MER