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  1. Subject to Others (Routledge Revivals)

    British Women Writers and Colonial Slavery, 1670-1834

    By Moira Ferguson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1992, Subject to Others considers the intersection between late seventeenth- to early nineteenth-century British female writers and the colonial debate surrounding slavery and abolition. Beginning with an overview that sets the discussion in context, Moira Ferguson then...

    Published May 6th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Slavery and the Founders

    Race and Liberty in the Age of Jefferson, 3rd Edition

    By Paul Finkelman

    In Slavery and the Founders, Paul Finkelman addresses a central issue of the American founding: how the first generation of leaders of the United States dealt with the profoundly important question of human bondage. The book explores the tension between the professed idea of America as stated in...

    Published April 8th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Slavery

    Edited by Gad Heuman, Trevor Burnard

    Series: Critical Concepts in Historical Studies

    Serious research in and around the history—and contemporary reality—of slavery is very wide-ranging, and flourishes as never before. This new four-volume collection from Routledge’s acclaimed series, Critical Concepts in Historical Studies, meets the need for a reference work to help users make...

    Published September 26th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Abolitionist Places

    Edited by Martha Schoolman, Jared Hickman

    From David Brion Davis's The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Revolution to Paul Gilroy's The Black Atlantic, some of the most influential conceptualizations of the Atlantic World have taken the movements of individuals and transnational organizations working to advocate the abolition of slavery as...

    Published March 18th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Frances Trollope

    Beyond “Domestic Manners”

    Edited by Tamara Wagner

    Long overshadowed by her more widely read and reprinted son Anthony, Frances Trollope is almost exclusively remembered for her travel writing and especially for the notoriously controversial Domestic Manners of the Americans. Her impressively prolific career as a writer, however, covered and...

    Published November 18th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Maritime Slavery

    Edited by Philip D. Morgan

    Think of maritime slavery, and the notorious Middle Passage – the unprecedented, forced migration of enslaved Africans across the Atlantic – readily comes to mind. This so-called ‘middle leg’ – from Africa to the Americas – of a supposed trading triangle linking Europe, Africa, and the Americas...

    Published May 17th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Longman Companion to Slavery, Emancipation and Civil Rights

    By Harry Harmer

    Series: Longman Companions To History

    This Companion provides the essential background to the defining fate of the African diaspora in the Americas and the Caribbean from the 15th to the 20th centuries. Central to the book are detailed chronologies on the development and decline of the slave trade, slavery in colonial North and South...

    Published June 7th 2001 by Routledge

  8. Serfdom and Slavery

    Studies in Legal Bondage

    By M. L. Bush

    Serfdom and Slavery compares the two forms of legal servitude in cultures in Western civilization, in Europe and the New World from ancient times to the modern period. Within a tightly controlled framework of general contextual chapters followed by specific case studies, a distinguished team of...

    Published August 19th 1996 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The History of Africa: The Quest for Eternal Harmony
    By Molefi Kete Asante
    To Be Published October 17th 2014
  2. Free Soil in the Atlantic World
    Edited by Sue Peabody, Keila Grinberg
    To Be Published October 21st 2014
  3. Serfdom and Slavery: Studies in Legal Bondage
    By M. L. Bush
    To Be Published December 15th 2014
  4. The Atlantic Slave Trade in World History
    By Jeremy Black
    To Be Published March 13th 2015

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