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11-16 of 16 results in Routledge Studies in Slave and Post Slave Societies
The Mobilisation of Public Opinion against the Slave Trade 1787-1807
In 1792, 400,000 people put their signature to petitions calling for the abolition of the slaves trade. This work explains how this remarkable expression of support for black people was organized and orchestrated, and how it contributed to the growth of popular politics in Britain....
Published September 30th 1998 by Routledge
Direction, Ethnicity and Mortality in the Transatlantic Slave Trade
Containing records of some 25,000 slaving voyages between 1595 and 1867, this data set forms the basis of most of the papers included in this collection. Other papers offer quantitative analysis in the ethnicity of slaves, mortality trends and slaves' reconstruction of their identities....
Published July 30th 1997 by Routledge
Blacks in Britain 1780-1830
This book examines the character and composition of the black population of Britain between 1780 and 1830, previous studies of which have been hampered by a lack of demographic evidence. Drawing heavily from data collected from parish registers, contemporary newspapers and journals, parliamentary...
Published July 30th 1996 by Routledge
Free Blacks in the Slave Societies of the Americas
The seven contributions contained in this collection address various forms of manumission throughout the American South as well as the Caribbean. Topics include color, class, and identity on the eve of the Haitian revolution; where free persons of color stood in the hierarchy of wealth in antebellum...
Published April 30th 1996 by Routledge
Society, Culture and Resistance in the Post-Emancipation Caribbean
This book focuses on the post-emancipation period in the Caribbean and how local societies dealt with the new socio-economic conditions. Scholars from Jamaica, the Virgin Islands, England, Denmark and The Netherlands link this era with the contemporary Caribbean....
Published July 31st 1995 by Routledge
This collection of essays examines the different forms of unfree labour that contributed to the development of the Atlantic world and, by extension, the debates and protests that emerged concerning labour servitude and the abolition of slavery in the West....
Published December 30th 1993 by Routledge