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Author Muller, Hannah Weiss, 1978- author

Title Subjects and sovereign : bonds of belonging in the eighteenth-century British empire / Hannah Weiss Muller
Published New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2017
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Contents Cover; Subjects and Sovereign; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Of Subjects and Sovereigns; 1. The Laws of Subjecthood; 2. The Free-​born Subject's Inheritance; 3. Real and Pretended Subjects: Mediating Subjecthood in the Mediterranean; 4. His Britannick Majesty's New Subjects: The Rights of Subjects in Grenada and Quebec; 5. The Promises and Perils of Subjecthood and Jurisdiction: Calcutta; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary Subjects and Sovereigns reexamines the traditional bond between subject and sovereign and argues that this relationship endured as a powerful site for claims-making in the eighteenth-century British Empire
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Allegiance -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century
Citizenship -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century
Law -- Colonies -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century
Monarchy -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century
Law -- British colonies.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Civil Rights.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Human Rights.
Politics and government.
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 18th century
Great Britain.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2017011154
ISBN 0190465816
0190465824 (electronic bk.)
9780190465827 (electronic bk.)
(hardcover ; alk. paper)