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No bond but the law : punishment, race, and gender in Jamaican state formation, 1780-1870

Author: Diana Paton
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2004.
Series: Next wave.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author analyzes punishment as a way to explore the dynamic of state formation in a colonial society making the transition from slavery to freedom.

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Paton, Diana, 1969-
No bond but the law.
Durham : Duke University Press, 2004
(OCoLC)654784035
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Diana Paton
ISBN: 0822334011 9780822334019 0822333988 9780822333982
OCLC Number: 54882131
Description: xv, 291 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Prison and plantation --
Planters, magistrates, and apprentices --
The treadmill and the whip --
Penality and politics in a "free" society --
Justice and the Jamaican people.
Series Title: Next wave.
Responsibility: Diana Paton.
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"No Bond but the Law is one of the most interesting and intellectually ambitious works of scholarship to be published in the field of slave and emancipation studies in recent years. Diana Paton has Read more...

 
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