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Author Tomlins, Christopher L., 1951-

Title Freedom bound : law, labor, and civic identity in colonizing English America, 1580-1865 / Christopher Tomlins

Publ Info New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010
 RWU Main Library  HD8068 .T66 2010    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  HD8068 .T66 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  HD8068 T66 2010    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  HD8068 .T66 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xvi, 617 pages ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Machine generated contents note: Prologue. Beginning: "as much freedome in reason as may be"; Part 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; Part II. Poly-Olbion; or The Inside Narrative: 5. Packing: new inhabitants; 6. Unpacking: received wisdoms; 7. Changing: localities, legalities; Part III. "What, then, is the American, this new man?": 8. Modernizing: polity, economy, patriarchy; 9. Enslaving: facies hippocratica; 10. Ending: "strange order of things!"
LC subject Labor -- United States -- History
United States -- Colonization
Labor laws and legislation -- United States -- History
United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783
United States -- History -- 1783-1865
United States -- Economic conditions -- To 1865
United States -- Social conditions -- To 1865
National characteristics, American
ISBN 9780521761390 (hardback)
0521761395 (hardback)
0521137772 (pbk.)
9780521137775 (pbk.)