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The Intellectual Origins of American Slavery
The aim of this dissertation is to recover the context of moral and political ideas in which slavery in America began. The focus is English culture during the early-modern period or from around 1550 to 1700. During this ...
Return to the Sword: Martial Identity and the Modern Transformation of the Japanese Police
This dissertation traces the creation and development of the Japanese police institution in the late-nineteenth century. Drawing on primary and secondary sources written by and for police officers, I focus on the role those ...