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The Resource Masters, servants, and magistrates in Britain and the Empire, 1562-1955, edited by Douglas Hay and Paul Craven

Masters, servants, and magistrates in Britain and the Empire, 1562-1955, edited by Douglas Hay and Paul Craven

Label
Masters, servants, and magistrates in Britain and the Empire, 1562-1955
Title
Masters, servants, and magistrates in Britain and the Empire, 1562-1955
Statement of responsibility
edited by Douglas Hay and Paul Craven
Contributor
Editor
Sponsoring body
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Master and servant acts, the cornerstone of English employment law for more than four hundred years, gave largely unsupervised, inferior magistrates wide discretion over employment relations, including the power to whip, fine, and imprison men, women, and children for breach of private contracts with their employers. The English model was adopted, modified, and reinvented in more than a thousand colonial statutes and ordinances regulating the recruitment, retention, and discipline of workers in shops, mines, and factories; on farms, in forests, and on plantations; and at sea. This collection p
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
346.4102/4
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
KD1634.A75
LC item number
M37 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hay, Douglas
  • Craven, Paul
  • William Nelson Cromwell Foundation
Series statement
Studies in legal history
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Master and servant
  • Labor contract
  • Master and servant
  • Labor contract
  • LAW
  • Labor contract
  • Master and servant
  • Great Britain
  • Meesters
  • Employés
  • Arbeidsverhoudingen
  • Wetten
  • Juridische aspecten
Label
Masters, servants, and magistrates in Britain and the Empire, 1562-1955, edited by Douglas Hay and Paul Craven
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 529-559) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
England, 1562-1875 : the law and its uses / Douglas Hay -- Early British America, 1585-1830 : freedom bound / Christopher Tomlins -- Law and labor in eighteenth-century Newfoundland / Jerry Bannister -- Canada, 1670-1935 : symbolic and instrumental enforcement in loyalist North America / Paul Craven -- Australia, 1788-1902 : a workingman's paradise? / Michael Quinlan -- The Colonial Office, 1820-1955 : constantly the subject of small struggles / M.K. Banton -- The British Caribbean, 1823-1838 : the transition from slave to free legal status / Mary Turner -- Urban British Guiana, 1838-1924 : wharf rats, centipedes, and pork knockers / Juanita de Barros -- South Africa, 1841-1924 : race, contract, and coercion / Martin Chanock -- Hong Kong, 1841-1870 : all the servants in prison and nobody to take care of the house / Christopher Munn -- Britain : the defeat of the 1844 master and servants bill / Christopher Frank -- India, 1858-1930 : the illusion of free labor / Michael Anderson -- Assam and the West Indies, 1860-1920 : immobilizing plantation labor / Prabhu P. Mohapatra -- West Afrira, 1874-1948 : employment legislation in a nonsettler peasant economy / Richard Rathbone -- Kenya, 1895-1939 : registration and rough justice / David M. Anderson
Control code
62139996
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 592 pages).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807875865
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)62139996
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Masters, servants, and magistrates in Britain and the Empire, 1562-1955, edited by Douglas Hay and Paul Craven
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 529-559) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
England, 1562-1875 : the law and its uses / Douglas Hay -- Early British America, 1585-1830 : freedom bound / Christopher Tomlins -- Law and labor in eighteenth-century Newfoundland / Jerry Bannister -- Canada, 1670-1935 : symbolic and instrumental enforcement in loyalist North America / Paul Craven -- Australia, 1788-1902 : a workingman's paradise? / Michael Quinlan -- The Colonial Office, 1820-1955 : constantly the subject of small struggles / M.K. Banton -- The British Caribbean, 1823-1838 : the transition from slave to free legal status / Mary Turner -- Urban British Guiana, 1838-1924 : wharf rats, centipedes, and pork knockers / Juanita de Barros -- South Africa, 1841-1924 : race, contract, and coercion / Martin Chanock -- Hong Kong, 1841-1870 : all the servants in prison and nobody to take care of the house / Christopher Munn -- Britain : the defeat of the 1844 master and servants bill / Christopher Frank -- India, 1858-1930 : the illusion of free labor / Michael Anderson -- Assam and the West Indies, 1860-1920 : immobilizing plantation labor / Prabhu P. Mohapatra -- West Afrira, 1874-1948 : employment legislation in a nonsettler peasant economy / Richard Rathbone -- Kenya, 1895-1939 : registration and rough justice / David M. Anderson
Control code
62139996
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 592 pages).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807875865
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)62139996
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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