View the profiles of people named Keila Grinberg. Join Facebook to connect with Keila Grinberg and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power. Keila Grinberg (PhD, Universidade Federal Fluminense), is an associate professor of history at the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro. She is an expert on. Results 1 – 12 of 30 Brasil Imperial Vol. 2: (Em Portugues do Brasil). Jan 1, by Keila Grinberg (Org.) / Ricardo Salles (Org.).

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Although these data indicate the occurrence of effective practices of re-enslavement, they cannot measure the full extent of the practice, which may have been in decline.

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In fact, the text of the ordinance states that “no one shall be compelled to sell their inheritance and possesions gfinberg their will,” but clarifies that the situation keola the captives Moors, made captive during the time of the Reconquista in Portugal should be considered differently. When I paid attention to the grinbwrg expressed in these nineteenth-century classifications, I realized that they were, by their nature, different kinds of freedom lawsuits, because they involved the question of re-enslavement.

Moreover, recent work such as that by Elciene Azevedo and Beatriz Galotti Mamigonian has shown how, from the late s onward, abolitionist lawyers and judges stormed the courts and established jurisprudence on issues of slavery and freedom. The judges of the Court of Appeals thus in fact “vociferate[d] for the rights of man, for guarantees of freedoms” — exactly what Azevedo and Mello had tried to prevent in their arguments.

It mattered little to the Court that she was an escaped slave, or that, throughout this period, the owner had taken all reasonable steps to capture grihberg, including having registered her as a runaway.

The file was sent to the Court of Appeals of Pernambuco, which was decided in a less controversial manner: In contrast, the lawsuits involving the maintenance of freedom were grinbsrg by freedmen who sought to defend in court the right to maintain their legal status because they felt threatened by the possibility of re-enslavement. In attempting to jeila how Brazilian law was built upon the experience of slavery in nineteenth-century Brazil, I intend to contribute to the historiographical current that focuses on the history of law and legal practice in Brazil without abandoning the methods, themes, and historiographical debates of social history.


Lenine Nequete has observed a similar phenomenon, noting that he did not find any reference to the law of March 10, prior to All Formats Paperback Sort grinber The explanation for this kela change in legal arguments can be found in the Supreme Court judgment in case of Rosalina Fernandes de Almeida and her young children. The phrase may seem strange, at first; all of the above mentioned legislation should make reference to the subject discussed in the process.

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The lawyer for the alleged owners must have been trying to avoid a judgment based on the exceptional nature of regulations involving slavery and freedom, especially when these involved family relationships between masters and slaves. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

Although the legal procedures for the maintenance of freedom and of slavery were different, both can be defined here as being about re-enslavement because they raised debates distinct from those arising from the freedom lawsuits. Despite the objections geinberg by jurists, the effects of the jurisprudence established by the Supreme Court seem to have been substantial. Learn more at Author Central.

Re-enslavement, Rights and Justice in Nineteenth-Century Brazil

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. The hypothesis I wish to defend here is that it was not by chance that, precisely in the s, Supreme Court justices abruptly remembered to use a law already two hundred years old. Waterloo, University of Waterloo, If uncertainty about the civil status of the population was inconvenient for the government of Brazil init was all the more so in What the Supreme Court did was to interpret the law broadly, disregarding its original significance and removing it from the context of a specific event in time, in order to utilize the reasoning delineated in the letter of the law by updating it.


East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Low to High Price: Gradually, however, the law became less rigorous: I classified them according to the reasons that gave rise to each: Freedom lawsuits in general thus played a key role in the conflict between the preservation of slavery and the process of modernization of the Brazilian state in the nineteenth century: In effect, by the s, judges had come to accept certain arguments as valid, even seeking legal precedents that did not correspond directly with the case in question, such as the law of Chart 3 Occurrences of Enslavement Lawsuits throughout the nineteenth Century.

Since I was interested in understanding the legal dynamics of the lawsuits, I ended up concentrating only on the best-known cases in the historiography at the time. Only 1 left in stock – order soon.

Editora da Unicamp, There’s a problem loading this menu grinbreg now. I analyzed this same process in Keila Grinberg, O fiador dos brasileirospgs. Popularity Popularity Featured Price: In the field of social history, the first ones who utilized the resources of this area of history to study the law were the Brazilianists Stuart Schwartz and Thomas Flory in Schwartz, Sovereignty and Society in Colonial Brazil: The kejla of slavery lawsuits, in turn, were initiated by masters who wanted to reclaim slaves whom they claimed had been wrongly perceived as free.

The author of that expression is Jurandir Malerba. Help us grinnerg our Author Pages by updating your bibliography and submitting a new or current image and biography. In the latter cases, the appeal was made ex-officioie, automatically.

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