Slave Systems: Ancient and Modern

Slave Systems: Ancient and Modern

by Enrico Dal Lago
     
 

This book compares features of slavery in ancient Greece and Rome and in the modern Atlantic world.See more details below

Overview

This book compares features of slavery in ancient Greece and Rome and in the modern Atlantic world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521881838
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/29/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
390
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.14(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. Slavery, Slave Systems, World History and Comparative History: 1. The study of ancient and modern slave systems: setting an agenda for comparison Enrico Dal Lago and Constantina Katsari; 2. Slavery, gender, and work in the pre-modern world and early Greece: a cross-cultural analysis Orlando Patterson; 3. Slavery as historical process: examples from the ancient Mediterranean and the modern Atlantic Joseph C. Miller; Part II. Economics and Technology of Ancient and Modern Slave Systems: 4. The comparative economics of slavery in the Greco-Roman world Walter Scheidel; 5. Slavery and technology in pre-industrial contexts Tracey Rihll; 6. Comparing or interlinking? Economic comparisons of early nineteenth-century slave systems in the Americas in historical perspective Michael Zeuske; Part III. Ideologies and Practices of Management in Ancient and Modern Slavery: 7. Ideal models of slave management in the Roman world and the Antebellum American South Enrico Dal Lago and Constantina Katsari; 8. Panis, disciplina, et opus servo: the Jesuit ideology in Portuguese America and Greco-Roman ideas of slavery Rafael de Bivar Marquese and Fabio Duarte Joly; Part IV. Exiting Slave Systems: 9. Processes of exiting the slave systems: a typology Olivier Pétrè-Grenouilleau; 10. Emancipation schemes: different ways of ending slavery Stanley Engerman; Part V. Slavery and Unfree Labor, Ancient and Modern: 11. Spartiates, helots, and the direction of the agrarian economy: toward an understanding of helotage in comparative perspective Stephen Hodkinson.

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