John Millar and Slavery

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)


This paper explores the writing and development of chapter 5 of Millar's Origin of the Distinction of Ranks, dealing with servants, showing how he devloped the text in relationship to his lectures, and the anxieties he displayed in his correspondence with his publisher
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMacCormick's Scotland
EditorsNeil Walker
PublisherEdinburgh University Press
Number of pages34
ISBN (Electronic)9780748649303
ISBN (Print)9780748643806
Publication statusPublished - 2012

Publication series

NameEdinburgh Studies in Law
PublisherEdinburgh University Press


  • Adam Smith
  • Slavery
  • John Murray
  • Univeristy of Glasgow
  • John Millar


Dive into the research topics of 'John Millar and Slavery'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this