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The archaeology of slavery : a comparative approach to captivity and coercion

Author: Lydia Wilson Marshall; Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Center for Archaeological Investigations,
Publisher: Carbondale [Illinois] : Southern Illinois University Press, [2015]
Series: Occasional paper (Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Center for Archaeological Investigations), no. 41.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Plantation sites, especially those in the southeastern United States, have long dominated the archaeological study of slavery. These antebellum estates, however, are not representative of the range of geographic locations and time periods in which slavery has occurred. As archaeologists have begun to investigate slavery in more diverse settings, the need for a broader interpretive framework is now clear. The  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lydia Wilson Marshall; Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Center for Archaeological Investigations,
ISBN: 9780809333981 0809333988 9780809333974 080933397X
OCLC Number: 995309390
Notes: Papers presented at the 28th Annual Visiting Scholar Conference, held at the Center for Archaeological Investigations, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, in March 2012. (Introduction and Visiting Scholar Program's website).
Description: 1 recurso en línea (xi, 414 páginas) : ilustraciones.
Contents: Cover; Visiting Scholar Conference Volumes; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; 1. Introduction: The Comparative Archaeology of Slavery by Lydia Wilson Marshall; 2. Commodities or Gifts? Captive/Slaves in Small-Scale Societies by Catherine M. Cameron; 3. Bioarchaeological Case Studies of Slavery, Captivity, and Other Forms of Exploitation by Ryan P. Harrod and Debra L. Martin; 4. The Nature of Marginality: Castle Slaves and the Atlantic Trade at San Domingo, the Gambia by Liza Gijanto. 5. Nineteenth-Century Built Landscape of Plantation Slavery in Comparative Perspective by Theresa A. Singleton6. "The Landscape Cannot Be Said to Be Really Perfect": A Comparative Investigation of Plantation Spatial Organization on Two British Colonial Sugar Estates by Lynsey A. Bates; 7. Blind Spots in Empire: Plantation Landscapes in Early Colonial Dominica (1763-1807) by Mark W. Hauser; 8. Retentions, Adaptations, and the Need for Social Control within African and African American Communities across the Southern United States from 1770 to 1930 by Kenneth L. Brown. 9. Cities, Slavery, and Rural Ambivalence in Precolonial Dahomey by J. Cameron Monroe10. Slavery Matters and Materiality: Atlantic Items, Political Processes, and the Collapse of the Hueda Kingdom, Benin, West Africa by Neil L. Norman; 11. The Impact of Slavery on the East African Political Economy and Gender Relationships by Chapurukha M. Kusimba; 12. Maroon Archaeological Research in Mauritius and Its Possible Implications in a Global Context by Amitava Chowdhury. 13. Marronage and the Politics of Memory: Fugitive Slaves, Interaction, and Integration in Nineteenth-Century Kenya by Lydia Wilson Marshall14. The Indian Slave Trade and Catawba History by Mary Elizabeth Fitts; 15. Roman Columbarium Tombs and Slave Identities by Dorian Borbonus; 16. Visible People, Invisible Slavery: Plantation Archaeology in East Africa by Sarah K. Croucher; 17. A Global Perspective on Maroon Archaeology in Brazil by Lúcio Menezes Ferreira; 18. Fighting Despair: Challenges of a Comparative, Global Framework for Slavery Studies by Christopher C. Fennell; Contributors; Index.
Series Title: Occasional paper (Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Center for Archaeological Investigations), no. 41.
Responsibility: edited by Lydia Wilson Marshall.

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Develops an interregional and cross-temporal framework for the interpretation of slavery. Essays cover the potential material representations of slavery, slave owners' strategies of coercion and  Read more...

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