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The Rise of African Slavery in the Americas

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Exploring the paradox of the concurrent development of slavery and freedom in the European domains, The Rise of African Slavery in the Americas provides a fresh interpretation of the development of the English Atlantic slave system. The book outlines a major African role in the evolution of the Atlantic societies before the nineteenth century and argues that the transatlantic slave trade was a result of African strength rather than African weakness. It also addresses changing patterns of group identity to account for the racial basis of slavery in the early modern Atlantic World.

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This book provides a fresh interpretation of the development of the English Atlantic slave system.

Synopsis:

Explores the paradox of the concurrent development of slavery and freedom in the European domains.

Synopsis:

This book provides a fresh interpretation of the development of the English Atlantic slave system.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 315-338) and index.

Table of Contents

1. Slavery and freedom in the early modern world; 2. The English, Dutch, and Transoceanic migration; 3. Europeans and African slavery in the Americas; 4. Gender and slavery in the Early Modern Atlantic world; 5. Productivity in the slave trade; 6. Africa and Europe in the Early Modern era; 7. The African impact on the transatlantic slave trade; 8. The English plantation: Americas in comparative perspective; 9. Ethnicity in the Early Modern Atlantic world; 10. Europe and the Atlantic slave system.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521655484
Author:
Eltis, David
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Location:
New York
Subject:
Africa
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
History
Subject:
World
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Americas (North Central South West Indies)
Subject:
Slavery
Subject:
Colonies
Subject:
Slave-trade
Subject:
Slavery -- America -- History.
Subject:
Great Britain Colonies America History.
Subject:
Slave trade -- America -- History.
Subject:
Colonies -- America -- History.
Subject:
Africa - General
Subject:
General-General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20091231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
8 maps 32 tables
Pages:
372
Dimensions:
8.87x5.99x.87 in. 1.13 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This book provides a fresh interpretation of the development of the English Atlantic slave system.
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