Sökning: "slavery"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 17 avhandlingar innehållade ordet slavery.

  1. 1. Collateral Effect : Slavery and Wealth in the Cape Colony

    Författare :Igor Martins; Ekonomisk utveckling i det globala Syd; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Slavery; slave trade; slave emancipation; agricultural history; Cape Colony;

    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

  2. 2. Human Trafficking and Slavery Reconsidered. Conceptual Limits and States' Positive Obligations

    Författare :Vladislava Stoyanova; Juridiska institutionen; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; servitude; slavery; human trafficking; forced labour; Council of Europe Convention on Action against Human Trafficking; European Convention on Human Rights; positive obligations;

    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

  3. 3. Fredrika Bremer and the Writing of America

    Författare :Laurel Ann Lofsvold; Litteraturvetenskap; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; General and comparative literature; women; slavery; homes; America; Catharine M. Sedgwick; Anne C. Lynch; James Russell Lowell; Margaret Fuller; Ralph Waldo Emerson; A. J. Downing; Lydia Maria Child; Frederick Douglass; Harriet Beecher Stowe; Fredrika Bremer; literature criticism; literary theory; Allmän och jämförande litteratur; litteraturkritik; litteraturteori;

    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

  4. 4. Relations of Absence : Germans in the East Indies and Their Families c. 1750–1820

    Författare :Francisca Hoyer; Margaret R. Hunt; Claudia Jarzebowski; Renate Dürr; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; British East India Company; Dutch East India Company; Verenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie; 18th century; 19th century; Southeast Asia; India; Cape Colony; Brandenburg-Prussia; German history; global family history; new imperial history; gender history; history of emotions; concubinage; inter-ethnic unions; colonialism; slavery; Ostindienfahrer; petitions;

    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

  5. 5. The Hurricane of Passion : Popular Politics and Emotion in Late Georgian England 1792-1812

    Författare :Alvar Blomgren; Sennefelt Karin; Magnus Linnarsson; Margaret Hunt; Katrina Navickas; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Emotion; popular protests; class; gender; urban history; charivari; violence; radicalism; loyalism; conservatism; Pitt’s terror; sympathy; humanitarianism; slavery; capitalism; anger; hate; shame; honour; pride; fear; love; loyalty; joy; laughter; historia; History;

    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