Punishment in paradise: race, slavery, human rights and a nineteenth-century Brazilian penal colony

Fernando de Noronha Island: foil, paradox, paradise, or inferno? -- Getting to know "Fernando" -- "The key to the Americas?" -- Fernando de Noronha's "dark twins": licit and illicit commerce -- "Brothers of the peak": prosopography of a penal community --...

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Main Author: Beattie, Peter M.
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Durham [u.a.] Duke University Press 2015
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Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
UB: KB 20 A 7342
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Summary:Fernando de Noronha Island: foil, paradox, paradise, or inferno? -- Getting to know "Fernando" -- "The key to the Americas?" -- Fernando de Noronha's "dark twins": licit and illicit commerce -- "Brothers of the peak": prosopography of a penal community -- The jealous institution and Brazilian penology -- "A stench in the nostrils of god?". The material and social life of exile -- Crime, conflict, corruption, and cooperation on an Atlantic frontier -- The treatment and categorization of slave convicts in a penal archipelago -- Of captivity and incarceration: human rights reform in Atlantic perspective -- Punishment in paradise foiled again
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:XIV, 337 S. graph. Darst., Kt.
ISBN:9780822358169
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