Linda M. Rupert (NHC Fellow, 2012–13)

Project Title

Inter-Colonial Marronage, Colonial Policy, and Imperial Jurisdiction in the Early Modern Caribbean

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2012–13

Linda M. Rupert made substantial progress on her book Fugitives to Freedom: Inter-Colonial Marronage, Colonial Rivalries, and Imperial Jurisdiction in the Early Modern Caribbean and made final revisions for “ ‘Seeking the Water of Baptism’: Fugitive Slaves and Imperial Jurisdiction in the Early Modern Caribbean” for an edited volume Legal Pluralism and Empires, 1500–1850 (2013).