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Title Voices in the legal archives in the French Colonial World : "the king is listening" / edited by Nancy Christie, Michael Gauvreau, and Matthew Gerber
Imprint New York, NY ; Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2021
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  KJV4638 .V65 2021    AVAILABLE    30600020133832
Descript ix, 365 pages ; 24 cm
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Series Routledge research in early modern history
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Controlling Haitian history : the legal archive of Moreau de Saint-Méry / Malick W. Ghachem -- Proof of freedom, proof of enslavement : the limits of documentation in colonial Saint-Domingue / Jennifer L. Palmer -- Silencing madmen : the legal process of interdiction, Saint-Domingue, eighteenth century / Marie Houllemare -- The treatment of domestic servants in Canada's justice system under the French regime : a conciliatory approach? / Arnaud Bessière -- Contesting the Seigneurial Corvée : two generations of peasant litigation in eighteenth-century Angoumois / Emily Rap -- Between property and person : the ambiguous status of slaves in eighteenth-century Martinique, Guadeloupe, and Saint-Domingue / Matthew Gerber -- Trust, obligation, and the racialized credit market in pre-revolutionary cap Français / Meredith Gaffield -- The inhabitants "appear are not such fools as a menny thinks" : credit, debt, and peasant litigation in post-conquest Quebec / Michael Gauvreau and Nancy Christie -- The voice of the litigant, the voice of the spokesman? : the role of interpreters in trials in Canada under the French regime (17th and 18th Centuries) / Éric Wenzel -- Voices of litigating women in new France during the 17th and 18th centuries : elements of research on the judicial culture of the appellants in the archives of the Royal Jurisdiction of Montreal (1693-1760) / Dominique Deslandres -- Slaves as witnesses, slaves as evidence : French and British prosecution of the slave trade in the Indian Ocean / Susan Peabody -- When French islands became British : law, property, and inheritance in the ceded islands / Heather Freund -- Contested spaces of law and economy : legal hybridity and the marital economy within Quebec's merchant communities / Nancy Christie and Michael Gauvreau
Subject Law -- France -- Colonies -- History -- 17th century
Law -- France -- Colonies -- History -- 18th century
Practice of law -- France -- Colonies -- History -- 17th century
Practice of law -- France -- Colonies -- History -- 18th century
Interdiction (Civil law) -- France -- Colonies -- History
Law -- French overseas departments -- History
Alt Author Christie, Nancy, 1958- editor
Gauvreau, Michael, 1956- editor
Gerber, Matthew (Writer of French colonial law), editor
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