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This is the first comprehensive assessment of the end of slavery in Africa. Editors Suzanne Miers and Richard Roberts, with the distinguished contributors to the volume, establish an agenda for the social history of the early colonial period—hen the end of slavery was one of the most significant historical and cultural processes. The End of Slavery in Africa is a sequel to Slavery in Africa, edited by Suzanne Miers and Igor Kopytoff and published by the University of Wisconsin Press in 1977. The contributors explore the historical experiences of slaves, masters, and colonials as they all confronted the end of slavery in fifteen sub-Saharan African societies. The essays demonstrate that it is impossible to generalize about whether the end of slavery was a relatively mild and nondisruptive process or whether it marked a significant change in the social and economic organization of a given society. There was no common pattern and no uniform consequence of the end of slavery. The results of this wide-ranging inquiry will be of lasting value to Africanists and a variety of social and economic historians.

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The landmark book, now back in print, explores the historical experiences of slaves masters, and colonials as they all confronted the end of slavery in fifteen sub-Saharan African societies. The essays demonstrate that it is impossible to generalize about whether the end of slavery was a relatively mild and nondisruptive process or whether it marked a significant change in the organization of there societies. This wide-ranging inquiry is of lasting value to Africanists and a variety of social and economic historians.

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ISBN:
9780299115548
Editor:
Roberts, Richard; Miers, Suzanne
Editor:
Roberts, Richard
Editor:
Miers, Suzanne; Roberts, Richard
Editor:
Miers, Suzanne
Editor:
Roberts, Richard
Author:
Miers, Suzanne
Author:
Roberts, Richard
Publisher:
University of Wisconsin Press
Location:
Madison, Wis. :
Subject:
Africa
Subject:
History
Subject:
Anthropology - Cultural
Subject:
Slavery
Subject:
Slavery -- Africa -- History -- 20th century.
Subject:
Africa - General
Subject:
Slavery -- Africa -- History -- 19th century.
Subject:
General-General
Edition Description:
1
Series Volume:
1382]
Publication Date:
19881231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
16 maps
Pages:
544
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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"Synopsis" by , The landmark book, now back in print, explores the historical experiences of slaves masters, and colonials as they all confronted the end of slavery in fifteen sub-Saharan African societies. The essays demonstrate that it is impossible to generalize about whether the end of slavery was a relatively mild and nondisruptive process or whether it marked a significant change in the organization of there societies. This wide-ranging inquiry is of lasting value to Africanists and a variety of social and economic historians.
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