A Short History Of Slavery

Author: James Walvin
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141905859
Size: 31.21 MB
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As we approach the bicentenary of the abolition of the Atlantic trade, Walvin has selected the historical texts that recreate the mindset that made such a savage institution possible - morally acceptable even.

A Short History Of Transatlantic Slavery

Author: Kenneth Morgan
Publisher: I.B.Tauris
ISBN: 0857728555
Size: 78.61 MB
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At a time when the menace of human trafficking is of increasing concern worldwide, this timely book reflects on the deeper motivations of slavery as both ideology and merchant institution.

Sinews Of Empire

Author: Michael Craton
Publisher: ACLS History E-Book Project
ISBN: 9781597409797
Size: 21.15 MB
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A history of British slavery that covers its origins, organization, and the attitudes of stakeholders.

A Brief History Of Slavery

Author: Jeremy Black
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1849017328
Size: 37.24 MB
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Contagion spread to the crew and, by thetime the boat had reached Guadeloupe,
thirty-nine slaves and twelve of the crew had lost their sight completely. Many
others had lost their sight in one eye. Of the thirty-nine, thirty-one were thrown
into the Atlantic.1 The case of the Zong was more famous. Carrying 470 Africans
for Jamaica, this Liverpool ship ran short of water and, concerned to ensure some
of his cargo, the captain, Luke Collingwood, had 131 of the weaker slaves thrown
into ...

Slavery In Small Things

Author: James Walvin
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119166225
Size: 13.34 MB
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Slavery in Small Things: Slavery and Modern Cultural Habits isthe first book to explore the long-range cultural legacy of slavery through commonplace daily objects.

Climbing Up To Glory

Author: Wilbert L. Jenkins
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780842028172
Size: 43.94 MB
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In this highly readable book, Jenkins examines the unflagging determination and inner strength of African Americans as they sought to construct a solid economic base for themselves and their families by establishing their own businesses and ...

The Slave Trade

Author: James Walvin
ISBN: 9780500289174
Size: 75.20 MB
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Chronicles the Atlantic slave trade, including discussions on slave trading between European and African countries before 1700, the products made using slave labor, plantation life, the abolitionist movement, and legacy.

Stand The Storm

Author: Edward Reynolds
Size: 15.69 MB
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The best short history of the African slave trade in print, tracing the impact of the trade on both Africa and the West, showing the resilience of African societies, and along the way demolishing a good many historical myths.