The Routledge History of Slavery (Routledge Histories)

The Routledge History of Slavery (Routledge Histories)

Trevor Burnard

The Routledge background of Slavery is a landmark book that gives an outline of the most topics surrounding the historical past of slavery from old Greece to the current day. Taking inventory of the sector of Slave reviews, the ebook explores the most important advances that experience taken position some time past few many years of analysis during this the most important box.

Offering an strange, transnational historical past of slavery, the chapters have all been specifically commissioned for the gathering. the amount starts by way of delineating the worldwide nature of the establishment of slavery, analyzing slavery in several components of the area and through the years. themes coated the following contain slavery in Africa and the Indian Ocean international, in addition to the Transatlantic Slave alternate. partially , the chapters discover diverse subject matters that outline slavery akin to slave tradition, the slave economic climate, slave resistance and the planter type, in addition to parts of lifestyles laid low with slavery, reminiscent of kinfolk and paintings. the ultimate half is going directly to learn alterations and continuities through the years, parts akin to abolition, the aftermath of emancipation and commemoration. the quantity concludes with a bankruptcy on sleek slavery.

Including essays on all of the key themes and concerns, this crucial assortment from a number one foreign workforce of students offers a finished survey of the present country of the sector. it is going to be crucial examining for all these attracted to the heritage of slavery.

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