Holly Brewer

University of Maryland, College Park

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (9)

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Creating a Common Law of Slavery for England and its Empire

Paper Presented at the Yale Legal History Forum, October 2014
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2021
Holly Brewer
University of Maryland, College Park
Downloads 117 (326,088)

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slavery, common law, empire, United States, colonies, empire, property, chattel, capitalism, feudalism, goods, torts, trover, detinue, writs, Royal African Company, slave trade, coerced labor

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The Mysterious Disappearance of Morgan Godwyn: Rethinking Press Censorship and the Debates over Slavery in the Early British Empire

Conference on the “Republic of Letters” Huntington Library, December 2012
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 20 Apr 2021
Holly Brewer
University of Maryland, College Park
Downloads 68 (454,398)

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slavery, censorship, Morgan Godwyn, divine right of kings, absolutism, dumb, history of the book, slave trade, royal African company, religion, debates over slavery, king, publishing, minister, death

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Slavery, Sovereignty, and 'Inheritable Blood': The Struggle over Locke’s Virginia Plan of 1698 in the Wake of the Glorious Revolution

Holly Brewer, Slavery, Sovereignty, and “Inheritable Blood”: Reconsidering John Locke and the Origins of American Slavery, The American Historical Review, Volume 122, Issue 4, October 2017, Pages 1038–1078, https://doi.org/10.1093/ahr/122.4.1038
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 22 Apr 2021
Holly Brewer
University of Maryland, College Park
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slavery, John Locke, ideological origins, slavery, sovereignty, power, royalists, commonwealth, headrights, Virginia, Glorious Revolution, policy

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Meditations on Aliens and Slaves

Paper presented at SHEAR panel on citizenship in the New Republic, 2012
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 14 Apr 2021
Holly Brewer
University of Maryland, College Park
Downloads 36 (594,591)

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slaves, aliens, subjects, common law, torts, dred scot, Butts v. Penny, New Republic, 17th century, empire, English high courts, supreme court, slavery, law, power, citizenship

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Slavery, Sovereignty, and “Inheritable Blood”: The Struggle over Locke’s Virginia Plan of 1698 in the Wake of the Glorious Revolution (2013 version)

Holly Brewer, Slavery, Sovereignty, and “Inheritable Blood”: Reconsidering John Locke and the Origins of American Slavery, The American Historical Review, Volume 122, Issue 4, October 2017, Pages 1038–1078, https://doi.org/10.1093/ahr/122.4.1038
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 18 Nov 2021
Holly Brewer
University of Maryland, College Park
Downloads 35 (600,244)

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Slavery, America, rights, Locke, New World, inheritable blood, Virginia plan of 1698, Glorious Revolution, Property

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Before Somerset: Debating Slavery and Absolutism in England and its Early Empire

Paper presented as a Keynote to the British Group of Early American Historians Annual Meeting September 2010
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Apr 2021
Holly Brewer
University of Maryland, College Park
Downloads 32 (617,875)

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slavery, capitalism. common law, torts, colonies, United States, Britain, property, trover, detinue, labor law, chattel, absolutism, feudalism, sword, parliament, rulings, hereditary status

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'Twelve Judges in Scarlet' The Seventeenth-Century Contest over a Common Law of Slavery for England and its Empire

Prepared for Penn Legal History Consortium, Oct 2012
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Apr 2021
Holly Brewer
University of Maryland, College Park
Downloads 30 (630,404)

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slave law, slavery, common law, capitalism, markets, torts, property, trover, detinue, labor law, colonies, Britain, United States, courts, kings bench, general courts

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Property in People and the Complexities of Capitalism (SHEAR)

Society for Historians of the Early American Republic Annual Meeting, Cleveland, OH, July 2018
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 22 Apr 2021
Holly Brewer
University of Maryland, College Park
Downloads 25 (664,487)

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slavery, capitalism, free markets, mercantalism, feudalism, property, courts, law, regulation of markets, finance, torts

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Property in People & the Complexities of Capitalism (BHC)

Business History Annual Conference, Baltimore MD, April 7, 2018
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 20 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2021
Holly Brewer
University of Maryland, College Park
Downloads 15 (744,151)

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slavery, capitalism, free markets, mercantalism, feudalism, property, courts, law, regulation of markets, finance, torts