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  1. Representations of Slave Women in Discourses on Slavery and Abolition, 1780–1838

    By Henrice Altink

    Series: Routledge Studies in Slave and Post Slave Societies

    This book analyzes textual representations of Jamaican slave women in three contexts--motherhood, intimate relationships, and work--in both pro- and antislavery writings. Altink examines how British abolitionists and pro-slavery activists represented the slave women to their audiences and...

    Published April 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Abolition and Its Aftermath in the Indian Ocean Africa and Asia

    Edited by Gwyn Campbell

    Series: Routledge Studies in Slave and Post Slave Societies

    This important collection of essays examines the history and impact of the abolition of the slave trade and slavery in the Indian Ocean World, a region stretching from Southern and Eastern Africa to the Middle East, India, Southeast Asia and the Far East. Slavery studies have traditionally...

    Published September 18th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Resisting Bondage in Indian Ocean Africa and Asia

    Edited by Edward A. Alpers, Gwyn Campbell, Michael Salman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Slave and Post Slave Societies

    This important collection of essays examines the history and impact of the abolition of the slave trade and slavery in the Indian Ocean World, a region stretching from Southern and Eastern Africa to the Middle East, India, Southeast Asia and the Far East. Slavery studies have traditionally...

    Published October 25th 2006 by Routledge

  4. Structure of Slavery in Indian Ocean Africa and Asia

    By Gwyn Campbell

    Series: Routledge Studies in Slave and Post Slave Societies

    The abolition of slavery in and around the Western Indian Ocean have been little studied. This collection examines the meaning of slavery and its abolition in relation to specific indigenous societies and to Islam, a religion that embraced the entire region, and draws comparisons between similar...

    Published September 14th 2003 by Routledge

  5. Classical Slavery

    Edited by Moses I. Finley

    Series: Routledge Studies in Slave and Post Slave Societies

    Slavery in Greece and Rome has always prompted comparisons with that of more recent history. This volume includes discussions of the relationship between war, piracy and slavery, early abolitionist movements as well as the supply and domestic aspects of slavery in these ancient societies....

    Published May 15th 2003 by Routledge

  6. Representing the Body of the Slave

    Edited by Jane Gardner, Thomas Wiedemann

    Series: Routledge Studies in Slave and Post Slave Societies

    From the ancient world through to modern times the bodies of slaves have been represented in literature, documentary and personal narrative writing, and in art. This volume presents evidence of the past sins of mankind in both art and literature....

    Published August 30th 2002 by Routledge

  7. Rethinking the African Diaspora

    The Making of a Black Atlantic World in the Bight of Benin and Brazil

    Edited by Edna G. Bay, Kristin Mann

    Series: Routledge Studies in Slave and Post Slave Societies

    As a result of new research, we can now paint a more complex picture of peoples and cultures in the south Atlantic, from the earliest period of the slave trade up to the present. The nine papers in this volume indicate that a dynamic and continuous movement of peoples east as well as west across...

    Published August 31st 2001 by Routledge

  8. After Slavery

    Emancipation and its Discontents

    Edited by Howard Temperley

    Series: Routledge Studies in Slave and Post Slave Societies

    A collection of essays in which every contributor focuses upon some aspect of slave emancipation with the aim of assessing to what extent the outcome met with expectation. The hopes and disappointments that characterized the transition from slavery to freedom are depicted....

    Published August 30th 2000 by Routledge

  9. From Slavery to Emancipation in the Atlantic World

    Edited by Sylvia R. Frey, Betty Wood

    Series: Routledge Studies in Slave and Post Slave Societies

    This collection examines the effects of slavery and emancipation on race, class and gender in societies of the American South, the Caribbean, Latin America and West Africa. The contributors discuss what slavery has to teach us about patterns of adjustment and change, black identity and the extent...

    Published May 30th 1999 by Routledge

  10. Slavery and Colonial Rule in Africa

    Edited by Martin A. Klein, Suzanne Miers

    Series: Routledge Studies in Slave and Post Slave Societies

    This book brings together a series of new case studies, some by young scholars, others by widely published authors. All are based on original research and designed to enhance our understanding of the process of the abolition of slavery in Africa at the grass-roots level. Part of the studies are on...

    Published October 31st 1998 by Routledge

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