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Seventeen primary documents reflect various aspects of slavery, especially concerning the slave trade, foreign perspectives on Americàs peculiar institution, the slave's experience, slave resistance, and abolitionism. Offering the perspectives of Southern gentlemen, foreign visitors (including soldiers and revolutionaries), abolitionists, and especially the slaves themselves, particular chapters discuss slave auctions, plantation life, the status of women, punishment, religion, rebellion, escape, the economic ...
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Overview

Seventeen primary documents reflect various aspects of slavery, especially concerning the slave trade, foreign perspectives on Americàs peculiar institution, the slave's experience, slave resistance, and abolitionism. Offering the perspectives of Southern gentlemen, foreign visitors (including soldiers and revolutionaries), abolitionists, and especially the slaves themselves, particular chapters discuss slave auctions, plantation life, the status of women, punishment, religion, rebellion, escape, the economic role of slavery, the comparison to wage-slavery in the north, and abolitionist strategies. A chronology and an introductory essay are provided. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780737706338
  • Publisher: Gale Group
  • Publication date: 9/1/2000
  • Series: History Firsthand Series
  • Pages: 223
  • Age range: 12 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.31 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1
I Meaning
Introduction 5
1 Excerpts from the Bible 7
2 Politics 9
3 Nicomachean Ethics 14
4 De Officiis 15
5 Six Books of the Commonwealth 15
6 Leviathan 19
7 The Spirit of the Laws 20
8 A Philosophical Dictionary 24
9 Encyclopedie 26
10 Notes on the State of Virginia 29
11 The Science of Right 30
12 Beyond Good and Evil 31
13 Lord and Peasant in Russia 33
14 Slavery in the Age of Revolution 34
15 Roll, Jordan, Roll 36
16 Ancient Slavery and Modern Ideology 40
17 Slavery in Russia 41
18 From Slavery to Feudalism 44
19 Peasant Servitude in Medieval Catalonia 47
20 Slavery in Early Mediaeval England 49
21 Slavery in Africa 52
22 Africa and the Africans 54
II The Origins and Methods of Enslavement
Introduction 57
23 Excerpts from the Bible 60
24 The City of God 61
25 Praeloquia 62
26 Life of Johnson 63
27 Slavery as an Industrial System 65
28 White over Black 68
29 American Slavery, American Freedom 72
30 Slavery in Russia 74
31 Slavery and Social Death 76
32 Race and Color in Islam 80
33 Africa and the Africans 82
34 Europeans and the Rise and Fall of African Slavery 85
35 The Origins Debate 89
III Slave Laws
Introduction 92
36 Excerpts from the Bible 93
37 The Babylonian Laws 96
38 The Digest of Justinian 98
39 Excerpts from the Koran 99
40 The Law Code (Sudebnik) of 1550 100
41 The Massachusetts Code 1641 102
42 The Muscovite Law Code of 1649 104
43 Barbados Act 1661 105
44 Code Noir (1685) in Louisiana 113
45 Virginia Slave Code 1705 118
46 On the Rights of Persons 122
47 Danish Slave Code 1733 124
48 Sommersett's Case 1772 125
49 Codigo Negro 1789 127
50 Cuban Slave Code 1842 134
51 Rio Branco Law 1871 138
52 The Law of Negro Slavery 142
53 Abolitionism 144
54 Southern Slavery and the Law 146
IV The Slave Trade
Introduction 149
55 The Plan of the Brookes 151
56 Brother Luis Brandaon to Father Sandoval 153
57 Voyage of the James, 1675-6 154
58 Voyage of the Hannibal, 1693-4 159
59 Journal of a Slave Trader, 1750-4 162
60 The Evil of Slavery 164
61 Parliamentary Papers, 1795-6 166
62 Nouveau Voyage 170
63 Life of Olaudah Equiano 173
64 The African Slave Trade 174
65 China to Cuba Labor Contract 1852 176
66 The Merchant of Prato 177
67 The Atlantic Slave Trade 180
68 The Wolof and Sereer of Senegambia 181
69 The Middle Passage 183
70 Transantlantic Slave Trade 183
71 Chinese Slavery 188
72 The Senegambian Slave Trade 189
73 The Cuban Slave Trade 191
74 Transformations in Slavery 193
75 The Slave Trade in Bali 193
76 Traders, Planters, and Slaves 196
77 Economic Growth and the Transatlantic Slave Trade 199
78 Economic Aspects of the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic Slave Trade 201
79 Slavery in Medieval Scandinavia 203
80 The Pacific Labour Reserve 204
81 The Slave Trade to Brazil 207
82 The Origins of the Atlantic Slave Trade 209
83 Coolies and Mandarins 212
84 The Anthropology of Slavery 214
85 The Flourishing Business of Slavery 216
86 Trade and Traders in Muslim Spain 219
87 Memoir on the Traffic in Negroes in Cairo 221
V The Experience of Slavery
Introduction 225
88 Life of St. Balthild 228
89 A West Indian Slave History 229
90 St. Vincent Reports 1824 231
91 Rules Concerning Slaves 232
92 An Appeal 238
93 Letter to Domingo del Monte, 1835 239
94 My Bondage and My Freedom 240
95 Duties of Overseers 242
96 Night-time Slave Meetings 245
97 Description of Saint Domingue 247
98 The Black Jacobins 251
99 The Masters and the Slaves 253
100 The Birth of African-American Culture 255
101 Public Works in Imperial China 257
102 Another Dimension to the Black Diaspora 259
103 Slavery in Zanzibar 262
104 Slave Life in Rio de Janeiro 264
105 Slave Populations of the British Caribbean 267
106 Religious Foundations of the Black Nation 274
107 Without Consent or Contract 277
108 Unfree Labour 280
109 Within the Plantation Household 282
110 Tobacco and Slaves 286
111 Slave Counterpoint 292
VI Resistance
Introduction 295
112 Laws 297
113 Politics 299
114 The Annals 299
115 The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans 300
116 The Revolt of the Zanj 303
117 Rebellion in Santo Domingo 308
118 Children of God's Fire 312
119 Negro Insurrection in South Carolina 314
120 The London Magazine 316
121 In Miserable Slavery 317
122 Narrative of a Five Years Expedition 319
123 Toussaint L'Ouverture 321
124 A Treaty Proposed by Slaves 323
125 Letter to the Moniteur de la Louisiane 324
126 Letter to David Porter 326
127 The Trial of John Smith 326
128 The Trial of Denmark Vesey 328
129 Anonymous Report in Cuba 331
130 Confession of Nat Turner 332
131 Harriet Whitehead Case 337
132 Death Struggles of Slavery 338
133 My Bondage and My Freedom 340
134 Address at Cooper Institute 1860 341
135 American Negro Slave Revolts 342
136 Toward an Afro-American History 345
137 Roll, Jordan, Roll 346
138 From Rebellion to Revolution 348
139 Islam and Slave Rebellion in Bahia, Brazil 350
140 Testing the Chains 352
141 Bondsmen and Rebels 354
142 Slave Resistance and Social History 356
143 Feast and Riot 359
144 Slavery in the Greater Caribbean 362
145 Domination and the Arts of Resistance 366
VII Economics and Demography
Introduction 371
146 Oeconomicus 375
147 Oeconomica 377
148 Instructions to the Jesuits 378
149 Principles of Political Oeconomy 380
150 Wealth of Nations 381
151 Principles of Political Economy 383
152 A View of the Art of Colonization 384
153 The Negro Question 386
154 Economic Sophisms 388
155 Lectures on Colonization and Colonies 389
156 Capital 391
157 The Theory of Social and Economic Organization 392
158 Slave Trader Newsletter 1860 394
159 Slave Sale Advertisement 1861 395
160 Capitalism and Slavery 397
161 How Europe Underdeveloped Africa 399
162 The Sugarmill 401
163 The Causes of Slavery or Serfdom 404
164 Slave Populations of the British Caribbean 405
165 Death in the Tropics 409
166 Without Consent or Contract 411
167 Slavery and African Life 413
168 Memoir on the Traffic in Negroes in Cairo 418
VIII Abolition and Emancipation
Introduction 420
169 Ancient Slavery and Modern Ideology 423
170 Capitalism and Antislavery 426
171 Methodist Resolution of 1784 432
172 Virginia Petition 1785 433
173 The Liberator 435
174 Emancipation of Slaves 436
175 Hansard 1843 441
176 Hansard 1846 443
177 Paris Ethnological Society Debate 1847 447
178 The Negro Question 451
179 Diary 453
180 Mississippi Legislature 1850 455
181 Black Abolitionist Papers 1863 458
182 Army Life in a Black Regiment 460
183 Emancipation Proclamation 1863 462
184 The Thirteenth Amendment 463
185 Defining the Boundaries of Freedom in the World of Cane 464
186 Slavery By Any Other Name 467
Bibliography 470
Biographical Notes 473
Acknowledgements 483
Index 493
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