The Making of New World Slavery: From the Baroque to the Modern, 1492-1800 / Edition 2

The Making of New World Slavery: From the Baroque to the Modern, 1492-1800 / Edition 2

by Robin Blackburn
     
 

ISBN-10: 1844676323

ISBN-13: 9781844676323

Pub. Date: 08/02/2010

Publisher: Verso Books

Robin Blackburn traces European doctrines of race and slavery from medieval times to the early modern epoch.  See more details below

Overview

Robin Blackburn traces European doctrines of race and slavery from medieval times to the early modern epoch.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781844676323
Publisher:
Verso Books
Publication date:
08/02/2010
Series:
Verso World History Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
608
Product dimensions:
9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x 1.31(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction: Slavery and Modernity1
Pt. 1The Selection of New World Slavery
IThe Old World Background to New World Slavery31
IIThe First Phase: Portugal and Africa95
IIISlavery and Spanish America127
IVThe Rise of Brazilian Sugar161
VThe Dutch War for Brazil and Africa185
VIThe Making of English Colonial Slavery217
VIIThe Construction of the French Colonial System277
VIIIRacial Slavery and the Rise of the Plantation307
Pt. 2Slavery and Accumulation
IXColonial Slavery and the Eighteenth-Century Boom371
XThe Sugar Islands401
XISlavery on the Mainland457
XIINew World Slavery, Primitive Accumulation and British Industrialization509
Epilogue581
Index594

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