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Author Bannister, Jerry
Title The Rule of the Admirals : Law, Custom, and Naval Government in Newfoundland, 1699-1832
Imprint Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 2003
©2003
book jacket
Edition 2nd ed
Descript 1 online resource (452 pages)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History
Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History
Note Intro -- CONTENTS -- LIST OF TABLES, ILLUSTRATIONS, AND APPENDICES -- FOREWORD -- PREFACE -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- 1 Introduction -- 2 The Fishing Admirals System -- 3 An Unruly Set of People: The Struggle for Judicial Authority -- 4 The Establishment of Naval Government -- 5 A Fief of the Admiralty: Newfoundland under Naval Rule -- 6 Using Mercy and Terror: The Patterns of Criminal Justice -- 7 Enforcing the Social Order: Punishment in a Fishing Society -- 8 The Fall of Naval Government -- 9 Conclusion -- NOTES ON PRIMARY SOURCES -- NOTES -- BIBLIOGRAPHY OF PRIMARY SOURCES -- INDEX -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y
The Rule of the Admirals sheds light on one of the most misunderstood chapters in Canadian and British colonial history
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Bannister, Jerry The Rule of the Admirals : Law, Custom, and Naval Government in Newfoundland, 1699-1832 Toronto : University of Toronto Press,c2003 9780802086136
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