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Slavery & abolition of slavery books

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Laborers and Enslaved Workers Experiences in Common in the Making of Rio de Janeiro's Working Class, 1850-1920 by Marcelo Badaro Mattos Laborers and Enslaved Workers Experiences in Common in the Making of Rio de Janeiro's Working Class, 1850-1920

This volume analyzes the diverse labor arrangements and associative life of Rio's working class, from which emerged the strategies that workers free and unfree pursued against oppression.
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/09/2017

The Invisibles: The Untold Story of African American Slaves in the White House by Jesse Holland The Invisibles: The Untold Story of African American Slaves in the White House

Now in paperback! The Invisibles chronicles the African American presence inside the White House from 1782 until 1862, when President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation. During these years, slaves were the only African Americans to whom the most powerful...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Slave Narratives From the Deep South by nc. Dover Publications Slave Narratives From the Deep South


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Human Trafficking The Complexities of Exploitation by Margaret Malloch Human Trafficking The Complexities of Exploitation

What is human trafficking? This volume critically examines the competing discourses surrounding human trafficking, the conceptual basis of global responses and the impact of these horrific acts worldwide.
Format: Electronic book text - Released: 31/08/2017

The Notorious Massacre At Calabar In 1767 by David Imbua, Paul Lovejoy, Randy Sparks The Notorious Massacre At Calabar In 1767
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Format: Paperback - Released: 31/08/2017

The Memory Of The Slave Trade International Comparative Perspectives by Abdoulaye Gueye The Memory Of The Slave Trade International Comparative Perspectives


Format: Paperback - Released: 31/08/2017

Slavery and Silence Latin America and the U.S. Slave Debate by Paul D. Naish Slavery and Silence Latin America and the U.S. Slave Debate

In the thirty-five years before the Civil War, as it became increasingly difficult for those outside the world of politics to have frank and open discussions about slavery, Paul D. Naish argues that many Americans displaced their most provocative criticisms...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/08/2017

Surviving Slavery in the British Caribbean by Randy M. Browne Surviving Slavery in the British Caribbean

Surviving Slavery in the British Caribbean depicts the human drama in which enslaved Africans struggled against their enslavers and environment, and one another. The book reorients Atlantic slavery studies by revealing how social relationships, cultural practices, and political strategies reflected...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

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Ancient Greek and Roman Slavery by P. Hunt Ancient Greek and Roman Slavery

Classical slavery provides fascinating, complex, and engaging, albeit sometimes grim, topics for the historian. This book provides the political and historical context for Greek and Roman slavery and briefly surveys the institutions themselves. It conveys the interest of the field...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/10/2017

Ancient Greek and Roman Slavery by P. Hunt Ancient Greek and Roman Slavery

Classical slavery provides fascinating, complex, and engaging, albeit sometimes grim, topics for the historian. This title provides the political and historical context for Greek and Roman slavery and briefly surveys the institutions themselves. It conveys the interest of the field...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/10/2017

The Weeping Time Memory and the Largest Slave Auction in American History by Anne C. (Binghamton University, State University of New York) Bailey The Weeping Time Memory and the Largest Slave Auction in American History
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This book traces the lives of slaves before, during, and after the largest slave auction in US history in 1859.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2017

The Weeping Time Memory and the Largest Slave Auction in American History by Anne C. (Binghamton University, State University of New York) Bailey The Weeping Time Memory and the Largest Slave Auction in American History
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This book traces the lives of slaves before, during, and after the largest slave auction in US history in 1859.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

Reparations for Slavery and the Slave Trade A Transnational and Comparative History by Ana Lucia (Howard University, USA) Araujo Reparations for Slavery and the Slave Trade A Transnational and Comparative History
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Slavery and the Atlantic slave trade are among the most heinous crimes against humanity committed in the modern era. Yet, to this day no former slave society in the Americas has paid reparations to former slaves or their descendants. European...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/11/2017

Reparations for Slavery and the Slave Trade A Transnational and Comparative History by Ana Lucia (Howard University, USA) Araujo Reparations for Slavery and the Slave Trade A Transnational and Comparative History
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Slavery and the Atlantic slave trade are among the most heinous crimes against humanity committed in the modern era. Yet, to this day no former slave society in the Americas has paid reparations to former slaves or their descendants. European...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/11/2017

American Slavery As It Is Selections from the Testimony of a Thousand Witnesses by Theodore Dwight Weld American Slavery As It Is Selections from the Testimony of a Thousand Witnesses


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/11/2017

Pictures and Power Imaging and Imagining Frederick Douglass 1818-2018 by Celeste-Marie Bernier Pictures and Power Imaging and Imagining Frederick Douglass 1818-2018

Pictures and Power: Imaging and Imagining Frederick Douglass 1818-2018 is the first book to investigate Frederick Douglass' eclectic and experimental visual archive across an array of aesthetic, social, political, cultural, historical, ideological, and philosophical contexts. Scholars investigate Douglass as the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/11/2017

The Interesting Narrative by Olaudah Equiano The Interesting Narrative

The Interesting Narrative is a first-hand account of the horrors of slavery, published on the eve of the British abolition debate in 1789. The most important African autobiography of the 18th century, it recounts Equiano's adventures on land and sea....
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/12/2017

Other books in this genre

Indian and Slave Royalists in the Age of Revolution Reform, Revolution, and Royalism in the Northern Andes, 1780-1825 by Marcela (Yale University, Connecticut) Echeverri Indian and Slave Royalists in the Age of Revolution Reform, Revolution, and Royalism in the Northern Andes, 1780-1825
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Rethinks the temporal, spatial, and conceptual boundaries that conventionally structure historical narratives about the Age of Revolution in Latin America.
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/08/2017

In the Forests of Freedom The Fighting Maroons of Dominica by Lennox Honychurch In the Forests of Freedom The Fighting Maroons of Dominica

A stirring account of how a displaced and enslaved people fought to create a free and self-sufficient society on the Caribbean island of Dominica.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/07/2017

Nat Turner's Rebellion by John V. Quarstein Nat Turner's Rebellion

In 1831, a literate, enslaved African American man organized the largest slave revolt in American history a violent step toward Emancipation that lit the fires of abolitionism and the Civil War
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/07/2017

Concubines and Courtesans Women and Slavery in Islamic History by Matthew S. Gordon Concubines and Courtesans Women and Slavery in Islamic History

Concubines and Courtesans contains sixteen essays on enslaved and freed women across medieval and pre-modern Islamic social history. The essays consider questions of slavery, gender, social networking, cultural production, sexuality, Islamic family law, and religion in the shaping of Near...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/07/2017

Post/Colonialism and the Pursuit of Freedom in the Black Atlantic by Jerome C. Branche Post/Colonialism and the Pursuit of Freedom in the Black Atlantic

Post/Colonialism and the Pursuit of Freedom in the Black Atlantic is an interdisciplinary collection of essays of wide historical and geographic scope which engages the legacy of diaspora, colonialism and slavery. The contributors explore the confrontation between Africa's forced migrants...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/07/2017

Slavery in the City Architecture and Landscapes of Urban Slavery in North America by Rebecca Ginsburg Slavery in the City Architecture and Landscapes of Urban Slavery in North America

Countering the widespread misconception that slavery existed only on plantations, and that urban areas were immune from its impacts, Slavery in the City is the first volume to deal exclusively with the impact of North American slavery on urban design...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/06/2017

No God but Gain The Untold Story of Cuban Slavery, the Monroe Doctrine, and the Making of the United States by Stephen Chambers No God but Gain The Untold Story of Cuban Slavery, the Monroe Doctrine, and the Making of the United States

The decisive role of the illegal slave trade in the making of the United States
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/06/2017

The Atlantic Slave Trade from West Central Africa, 1780-1867 by Daniel B. (Rice University, Houston) Domingues da Silva The Atlantic Slave Trade from West Central Africa, 1780-1867
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This book traces the inland origins of slaves leaving West Central Africa at the peak period of the transatlantic slave trade.
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/06/2017

Frederick Douglass by William S. (University of Georgia) McFeely Frederick Douglass

A masterpiece....[W]ill rightfully assume its place as the standard biography of a truly great figure in the nation's past. -New York Newsday
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/06/2017

Slavery and Abolition in the Atlantic World New Sources and New Findings by Jane Landers Slavery and Abolition in the Atlantic World New Sources and New Findings

This book highlights newly-discovered and underutilized sources for the study of slavery and abolition. It features the contributions of scholars who work with Portuguese, Spanish, German, Dutch, and Swedish materials from Europe, Africa and Latin America. Their work draws on...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/06/2017

Contemporary Slavery Popular Rhetoric and Political Practice by Annie Bunting Contemporary Slavery Popular Rhetoric and Political Practice

This volume brings together a cast of leading experts to carefully explore how the language of slavery has been invoked to support a series of government interventions, activist projects, legal instruments, and rhetorical and visual performances.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/06/2017

A History of Slavery and Emancipation in Iran, 1800-1929 by Behnaz A. Mirzai A History of Slavery and Emancipation in Iran, 1800-1929

Slavery in the Middle East is a growing field of study, but the history of slavery in a key country, Iran, has never before been written. This history extends to Africa in the west and India in the east, to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/05/2017

The Politics of Reproduction Race, Medicine, and Fertility in the Age of Abolition by Katherine Paugh The Politics of Reproduction Race, Medicine, and Fertility in the Age of Abolition

In the age of abolition, British politicians, slave owners, doctors, and missionaries were promoting motherhood among women working on Caribbean plantations, as a way to sustain the labor force in the absence of new African recruits. Paugh recounts the story...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/05/2017

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