imagem não disponível
Treason And Rebellion In The British Atlantic, 1685-1800

Treason And Rebellion In The British Atlantic, 1685-1800 (eBook)

Legal Responses To Threatening The State

de Morgan Gwenda Morgan e Rushton Peter Rushton 

idioma: Inglês
Editor: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING
Edição ou reimpressão: julho de 2020
91,63€
Pré-lançamento - envio a partir de 23-07-2020
Ebook para ADE

This book examines internal political conflicts in the British Empire within the legal framework of treason and sedition. The threat of treason and rebellion pervaded the British Atlantic in the 17th and 18th centuries; Britain's control of its territories was continually threatened by rebellion and war, both at home and in North America. Even after American independence, Britain and its former colony continued to be fearful that opposition and revolution might follow the French example, and both took legal measures to control both speech and political action.This study places these conflicts within a political and legal framework of the laws of treason and sedition as they developed in the British Atlantic. The treason laws originated in the reign of Edward III, and were adapted and modified in the 16th and 17th centuries. They were exported to the colonies, where they underwent both adaptation and elaboration in application in the slave societies as well as those dominated by free settlers. Relationships with natives and European rivals in the Americas affected the definitions of treason in practice, and the divided loyalties of the American revolutionary war added further problems of defining loyalty and treachery.Treason and Rebellion in the British Atlantic, 1685-1800 offers a new study of treason and sedition in the period by placing them in a truly transatlantic perspective, making it a valuable study for those interested in the legal and political of Britain's empire and 18th-century revolutions.

Treason And Rebellion In The British Atlantic, 1685-1800
Legal Responses To Threatening The State
de Morgan Gwenda Morgan e Rushton Peter Rushton 
ISBN: 9781350005327 Ano de edição ou reimpressão: 07-2020 Editor: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING Idioma: Inglês Páginas: 264 Tipo de Produto: eBook Formato: ePUB i Classificação Temática: eBooks  >  eBooks em Inglês  >  História  >  História em Geral

Sugestões

Law And The Christian Tradition In Italy
36,93€
TAYLOR AND FRANCIS
Law And The Christian Tradition In Italy
36,93€
TAYLOR AND FRANCIS
X
O QUE É O CHECKOUT EXPRESSO?


O ‘Checkout Expresso’ utiliza os seus dados habituais (morada e/ou forma de envio, meio de pagamento e dados de faturação) para que a sua compra seja muito mais rápida. Assim, não tem de os indicar de cada vez que fizer uma compra. Em qualquer altura, pode atualizar estes dados na sua ‘Área de Cliente’.

Para que lhe sobre mais tempo para as suas leituras.