The Resource Freedom bound : law, labor, and civic identity in colonizing English America, 1580-1865, Christopher Tomlins, (electronic resource)

Freedom bound : law, labor, and civic identity in colonizing English America, 1580-1865, Christopher Tomlins, (electronic resource)

Label
Freedom bound : law, labor, and civic identity in colonizing English America, 1580-1865
Title
Freedom bound
Title remainder
law, labor, and civic identity in colonizing English America, 1580-1865
Statement of responsibility
Christopher Tomlins
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Freedom Bound is about the origins of modern America. It is a history of colonizing, work, and civic identity from the beginnings of English presence on the mainland until the Civil War"--
  • "Freedom Bound is about the origins of modern America - a history of colonizing, work, and civic identity from the beginnings of English presence on the mainland until the Civil War. It is a history of migrants and migrations, of colonizers and colonized, of households and servitude and slavery, and of the freedom all craved and some found. Above all it is a history of the law that framed the entire process. Freedom Bound tells how colonies were planted in occupied territories, how they were populated with migrants - free and unfree - to do the work of colonizing, and how the newcomers secured possession. It tells of the new civic lives that seemed possible in new commonwealths, and of the constraints that kept many from enjoying them. It follows the story long past the end of the eighteenth century until the American Civil War, when - just for a moment - it seemed that freedom might finally be unbound"--
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  • Provided by publisher
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Cataloging source
CAMBR
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tomlins, Christopher L.
Index
index present
LC call number
HD8068
LC item number
.T66 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Labor
  • United States
  • Labor laws and legislation
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • National characteristics, American
Label
Freedom bound : law, labor, and civic identity in colonizing English America, 1580-1865, Christopher Tomlins, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Prologue. Beginning : "as much freedome in reason as may be..." -- pt. I. MANNING, PLANTING, KEEPING. -- 1. Manning : "setteynge many on worke" -- 2. Planting : "directed and conducted thither" -- 3. Keeping (i) : discourses of intrusion -- 4. Keeping (ii) : English desires, designs -- pt. II. POLY-OLBION ; OR, THE INSIDE NARRARIVE. -- 5. Packing : new inhabitants -- 6. Unpacking : received wisdoms of law and work -- 7. Changing : localities, legalities -- pt. III. "WHAT, THEN, IS THE AMERICAN, THIS NEW MAN?" -- 8. Modernizing : polity, economy, patriarchy -- 9. Enslaving : facies hippocratica -- 10. Ending : "strange order of things!"
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 617 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511778575
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)817934441
  • (OCoLC)ocn817934441
Label
Freedom bound : law, labor, and civic identity in colonizing English America, 1580-1865, Christopher Tomlins, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Prologue. Beginning : "as much freedome in reason as may be..." -- pt. I. MANNING, PLANTING, KEEPING. -- 1. Manning : "setteynge many on worke" -- 2. Planting : "directed and conducted thither" -- 3. Keeping (i) : discourses of intrusion -- 4. Keeping (ii) : English desires, designs -- pt. II. POLY-OLBION ; OR, THE INSIDE NARRARIVE. -- 5. Packing : new inhabitants -- 6. Unpacking : received wisdoms of law and work -- 7. Changing : localities, legalities -- pt. III. "WHAT, THEN, IS THE AMERICAN, THIS NEW MAN?" -- 8. Modernizing : polity, economy, patriarchy -- 9. Enslaving : facies hippocratica -- 10. Ending : "strange order of things!"
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 617 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511778575
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)817934441
  • (OCoLC)ocn817934441

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