A Tale of Two Masters, or the Jades Revenge: Violence, Justice and Magic in Early Colonial America Christine Daniels

ISBN: 9780415927475

Published: October 31st 2006

Hardcover

224 pages


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A Tale of Two Masters, or the Jades Revenge: Violence, Justice and Magic in Early Colonial America  by  Christine Daniels

A Tale of Two Masters, or the Jades Revenge: Violence, Justice and Magic in Early Colonial America by Christine Daniels
October 31st 2006 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 224 pages | ISBN: 9780415927475 | 3.24 Mb

A Tale of Two Masters, of the Jades Revenge takes the trials of two seventeenth-century Maryland planters, both accused of murdering a servant, to explore the rich and often startling alien legan, social and cultural landscapes of early colonialMoreA Tale of Two Masters, of the Jades Revenge takes the trials of two seventeenth-century Maryland planters, both accused of murdering a servant, to explore the rich and often startling alien legan, social and cultural landscapes of early colonial America.

By interweaving both gripping historical narrative and incisive scholarship, Christine Daniels tells two stories that will reveal a great deal about the early colonial household, including the legal and social obligations of masters and dependants, acceptable and non acceptable forms of violence, patriarchy, and gender relations.



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