From Slavery to Emancipation in the Atlantic World

From Slavery to Emancipation in the Atlantic World

by Sylvia R. Frey
     
 

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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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.

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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, looking at moral as well as political dimensions. Discusses 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 within the Americas. This group of studies first appeared as a special issue of , vol. 20, no. 1, April 1999. Distributed by ISBS. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknew.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780714680255
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/31/1999
Series:
Slavery and Emancipation
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.43(d)

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