From Slavery to Emancipation in the Atlantic World

From Slavery to Emancipation in the Atlantic World

by Sylvia R. Frey
     
 

ISBN-10: 0714649643

ISBN-13: 9780714649641

Pub. Date: 05/28/1999

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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 to which enslaved peoples succeeded in creating a dynamic world of

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Overview

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 to which enslaved peoples succeeded in creating a dynamic world of interaction between the Americas. They examine how emancipation was defined, how it affected attitudes towards slavery, patterns of labour usage and relationships between workers as well as between workers and their former owners.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780714649641
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/28/1999
Series:
Slave and Post-Slave Societies and Cultures Series
Pages:
188
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)

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Journal of African Historical Studies

"excellent contributions to slavery and emancipation studies. They provide new information and suggest new thematic approaches and conceptual perspective.

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