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The Cambridge world history of slavery. Volume 4, AD 1804-AD 2016

Author: David Eltis; Stanley L Engerman; Seymour Drescher; David Richardson
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2017.
Series: The Cambridge World History of Slavery.; Cambridge histories online.
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Slavery and coerced labor have been among the most ubiquitous of human institutions both in time - from ancient times to the present - and in place, having existed in virtually all geographic areas and societies. This volume covers the period from the independence of Haiti to modern perceptions of slavery by assembling twenty-eight original essays, each written by scholars acknowledged as leaders in their respective  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Eltis; Stanley L Engerman; Seymour Drescher; David Richardson
ISBN: 9781139046176 1139046179
OCLC Number: 987450806
Notes: Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 21 Apr 2017).
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Contents: Part I. Overview: 1. Introduction David Eltis, Stanley L. Engerman, Seymour Drescher and David Richardson; 2. Demographic trends among coerced populations Barry W. Higman; 3. Overseas movements of slaves and indentured workers David Northrup; Part II. Slavery: 4. Slavery in the non-Hispanic West Indies to 1863 Pieter C. Emmer and Stanley L. Engerman; 5. Slavery in Cuba and Puerto Rico, 1804 to abolition Laird Bergad; 6. Slavery in nineteenth-century Brazil Joao Reis; 7. US slavery and its aftermath, 1804-2000 Stanley L. Engerman; 8. Slavery in Africa, 1804-1936 Gareth Austen; 9. Ottoman slavery and abolition in the nineteenth century Michael Ferguson and Ehud Toledano; 10. Slavery and bondage in the Indian Ocean world, nineteenth and twentieth centuries Gwyn Campbell and Alessandro Stanziani; 11. Slavery in India Alessandro Stanziani; 12. Slave resistance Robert L. Paquette; 13. Black culture in the nineteenth century Alex Borucki and Jessica Millward; Part III. Abolition: 14. Slavery and the Haitian revolution David Geggus; 15. Slavery and abolition in Islamic Africa, 1776-1905 Rudolph T. Ware, III; 16. European antislavery: from empires of slavery to global prohibition Seymour Drescher; 17. Antislavery and abolitionism in the United States, 1776-1870 James Brewer Stewart; 18. The emancipation of the serfs in Europe Shane O'Rourke; 19. British abolitionism from the vantage of pre-colonial South Asian regimes Indrani Chatterjee; 20. The transition from slavery to freedom in the Americas after 1804 Christopher Schmidt-Nowara; 21. Abolition and its aftermath in Brazil Celso Thomas Castilho; Part IV. Aftermath: 22. The American Civil War and its aftermath Peter A. Coclanis; 23. Dependency and coercion in East Asian labor, 1800-1949 Pamela Crossley; 24. Gender and coerced labor Pamela Scully and Kerry Ward; 25. Coerced labor in twentieth-century Africa Richard Roberts; 26. Indenture in the long nineteenth century Rosemarijn Hoefte; 27. Forced labor in Nazi Germany and the Stalinist USSR Alan Barenberg; 28. Contemporary coercive labor practices - slavery today Kevin Bales.
Series Title: The Cambridge World History of Slavery.; Cambridge histories online.
Responsibility: edited by David Eltis, Stanley L. Engerman, Seymour Drescher, David Richardson.

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In this volume, leading scholars provide essay-length coverage of coerced labor, slave societies, and consequences of legal abolition around the globe.  Read more...

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