Black Ivory: Slavery in the British Empire / Edition 2

Black Ivory: Slavery in the British Empire / Edition 2

by James Walvin, Walvin
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0631229604

ISBN-13: 9780631229605

Pub. Date: 12/04/2001

Publisher: Wiley

The terrible story of African slavery in the British colonies of the West Indies and North America is told with clarity and compassion in this classic history.

Overview

The terrible story of African slavery in the British colonies of the West Indies and North America is told with clarity and compassion in this classic history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631229605
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/04/2001
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
346
Sales rank:
429,031
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements.

Preface to the Second Edition.

Introduction.

Chronology of Main Events.

Maps.

Part I: A View from London:.

1. Consuming Passions.

2. Murdering Men.

Part II: Traumas:.

3. Slaves, Traders and Africa.

4. Crossing the Atlantic.

5. Landfall.

Part III: Working Lives:.

6. Plantations, Slaves and Planters.

7. In the Fields.

8. Skills.

9. Women.

10. Disease and Death.

Part IV: Resting:.

11. Slaves at Ease.

12. Religion.

13. Families and Communities.

14. Sex in the Slave Quarters.

Part V: Fighting Back:.

15. Violence.

16. Rebellions.

17. A Leap in the Dark: Runaways.

Part VI: Consequences:.

18. Ending It All: The Crusade Against Slavery.

19. The Plight of Africa.

20. The Problems of Freedom.

Bibliographical Note.

References.

Index.

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