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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James L Watson; University of London. School of Oriental and African Studies.
ISBN: 0631110119 9780631110118 0520040317 9780520040311
OCLC Number: 10392842
Notes: Six of the eleven essays included were presented as papers at a seminar held at the University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies in 1976.
Description: 348 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Slavery as an institution, open and closed systems / James L. Watson --
Slavery in time and space / Jack Goody --
Raiders and traders in Adamawa: slavery as a regional system / Philip Burnham --
The Comorians and the East African slave trade / Gill Shepherd --
Modes of production and slavery in Madagascar: two case studies / Maurice Bloch --
Slavery and indenture in Mauritius and Seychelles / Burton Benedict --
Power and status in South Asian slavery / Lionel Caplan --
Opposition and interdependence: demographic and economic perspectives on Nyinba slavery / Nancy E. Levine --
Transactions in people: the Chinese market in slaves, servants, and heirs / James L. Watson --
Thai institutions of slavery / Andrew Turton --
Slaves, aristocrats and export of sago in Sarawak / H.S. Morris.
Responsibility: edited by James L. Watson.

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