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Children in Slavery through the Ages.

Author: Gwyn Campbell; Suzanne Miers; Joseph C Miller
Publisher: Athens, OH : Ohio University Press, 2009.
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Significant numbers of the people enslaved throughout world history have been children. The vast literature on slavery has grown to include most of the history of this ubiquitous practice, but nearly all of it concentrates on the adult males whose strong bodies and laboring capacities preoccupied the masters of the modern Americas. Children in Slavery through the Ages examines the children among the enslaved across  Read more...
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Campbell, Gwyn.
Children in Slavery through the Ages.
Athens, OH : Ohio University Press, ©2009
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gwyn Campbell; Suzanne Miers; Joseph C Miller
ISBN: 9780821443392 0821443399
OCLC Number: 884016798
Notes: Editors' Introduction; 1: Child Slaves in the Early North Atlantic Trade in the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries; 2: Children and European Slave Trading in the Indian Ocean during the Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries; 3: Small Change: Children in the Nineteenth-Century East African Slave Trade; 4: The Brief Life of 'Ali, the Orphan of Kordofan: The Egyptian Slave Trade in the Sudan, 1820-35; 5: Traded Babies: Enslaved Children in America's Domestic Migration, 1820-60; 6: Singing Slave Girls (Qiyan) of the 'Abbasid Court in the Ninth and Tenth Centuries.
Description: 1 online resource (241 pages)
Contents: Child slaves in the early North Atlantic trade in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries / António de Almeida Mendes --
Children and European slave trading in the Indian Ocean during the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries / Richard B. Allen --
Small change : children in the nineteenth-century East African slave trade / Fred Morton --
The brief life of 'Ali, the orphan of Kordofan : the Egyptian slave trade in the Sudan, 1820-35 / George Michael La Rue --
Traded babies : enslaved children in America's domestic migration, 1820-60 / Susan Eva O'Donovan --
Singing slave girls (qiyan) of the 'Abbasid court in the ninth and tenth centuries / Kristina Richardson --
Becoming a devşirme : the training of conscripted children in the Ottoman Empire / Gulay Yilmaz --
The third gender : palace eunuchs / Bok-Rae Kim --
The well-being of purchased female domestic servants (mui tsai) in Hong Kong in the early twentieth century / Pauline Pui-ting Poon --
Slave and other nonwhite children in late-eighteenth-century France / Pierre H. Boulle --
The struggle for survival : slave infant mortality in the British Caribbean in the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries / Kenneth Morgan --
Left behind but getting ahead : antebellum slavery's orphans in the Chesapeake, 1820-60 / Calvin Schermerhorn.

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