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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 17 new and published books in the subject of Global Slavery — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. The History of Africa

    The Quest for Eternal Harmony

    By Molefi Kete Asante

    There is a paradox about Africa: it remains a subject that attracts considerable attention yet rarely is there a full appreciation of its complexity. African historiography has typically consisted of writing Africa for Europe—instead of writing Africa for itself, as itself, from its own...

    Published October 26th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Free Soil in the Atlantic World

    Edited by Sue Peabody, Keila Grinberg

    Free Soil in the Atlantic World examines the principle that slaves who crossed particular territorial frontiers- from European medieval cities to the Atlantic nation states of the nineteenth century- achieved their freedom. Based upon legislation and judicial cases, each essay considers the legal...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Encyclopedia of Emancipation and Abolition in the Transatlantic World

    By Junius P. Rodriguez

    The struggle to abolish slavery is one of the grandest quests - and central themes - of modern history. These movements for freedom have taken many forms, from individual escapes, violent rebellions, and official proclamations to mass organizations, decisive social actions, and major wars. Every...

    Published November 14th 2007 by Routledge

  10. 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

Forthcoming Books

  1. The Atlantic Slave Trade in World History
    By Jeremy Black
    To Be Published March 11th 2015

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