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Malcolm Gaskill: Indentured Servitude, 6 October 2022

Indentured Servitude: Unfree Labour and Citizenship in the British Colonies 
by Anna Suranyi.
McGill-Queen’s, 278 pp., £26.99, July 2021, 978 0 2280 0668 8
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... outlay – but then the owner possessed their entire lives, and their progeny, in perpetuity.Anna Suranyi argues in her book that the experience and regulation of service contributed to the growth of American citizenship, taken to mean the constitutional identity of the individual relative to the state. By defining the rights of servants, colonial ...

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