Law And People In Colonial America

Author: Peter Charles Hoffer
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801858161
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This revised edition of Law and People in Colonial America will incorporate recent scholarship and encompass American Indians, the French, and Spaniards as people who—on the fringes of English settlement—raised interesting questions.

Sensory Worlds In Early America

Author: Peter Charles Hoffer
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 0801881366
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In this ambitious work, Peter Charles Hoffer presents a "sensory history" of early North America, offering a bold new understanding of the role that sight, sound, smell, taste, and touch played in shaping the lives of Europeans, Indians, ...

Counterfeiting In Colonial America

Author: Kenneth Scott
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 9780812217315
Size: 25.46 MB
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One of the book's most important themes is that counterfeiting was ubiquitous, transcending socioeconomic, ethnic, and gender lines. Counterfeiters had innumerable ways to practice the art, as Scott shows in illustrative detail.

The Brave New World

Author: Peter Charles Hoffer
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801884832
Size: 38.26 MB
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Wide-ranging in scope, inclusive in content, the revised edition of The Brave New World continues to provide professors, students, and historians with an engaging and accessible history of early North America.

The Politics Of Piracy

Author: Douglas R. Burgess, Jr.
Publisher: ForeEdge from University Press of New England
ISBN: 1611686989
Size: 54.96 MB
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In The Politics of Piracy, competing criminalities become a lens to examine England's legal relationship with America.

The Common Law In Colonial America

Author: William E. Nelson
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199716714
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Because the deputies in the elected lower house outnumbered the magistrates in
the upper house by about three to one, the 1649 legislation insured that
Massachusetts would be governed by clear, preexisting law unless the
representatives of the local towns who controlled the General Court decided
otherwise. Like the people of Massachusetts, those of the smaller New England
colonies—Connecticut, New Haven, Plymouth, and Rhode Island—strove to
control their rulers' ...

Hybrid Constitutions

Author: Vicki Hsueh
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822391619
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In Hybrid Constitutions, Vicki Hsueh contests the idea that early-modern colonial constitutions were part of a uniform process of modernization, conquest, and assimilation.

Prelude To Revolution

Author: Peter Charles Hoffer
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421410079
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Praise for the work of Peter Charles Hoffer "This book more than succeeds in achieving its goal of helping students understand and appreciate the cultural and intellectual environment of the Anglophone world."— New England Quarterly, ...

Law In American History

Author: G. Edward White
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199930988
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Included in the coverage of this volume are the interactions between European and Amerindian legal systems in the years of colonial settlement; the crucial role of Anglo-American theories of sovereignty and imperial governance in ...

Criminal Justice In Colonial America 1606 1660

Author: Bradley Chapin
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
ISBN: 0820336912
Size: 21.55 MB
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Bradley Chapin addresses the often-debated question of the “reception” of English law and makes estimates of the relative weight of the sources and methods of early American law.