Transformations in Slavery: A History of Slavery in Africa / Edition 2

Transformations in Slavery: A History of Slavery in Africa / Edition 2

by Paul E. Lovejoy
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521780128

ISBN-13: 9780521780124

Pub. Date: 08/28/2000

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Spanning the beginning of the Islamic slave trade in the fifteenth century to the early twentieth century, the first comprehensive history of slavery within Africa shows how indigenous African slavery developed within the context of an international system of slavery.

Overview

Spanning the beginning of the Islamic slave trade in the fifteenth century to the early twentieth century, the first comprehensive history of slavery within Africa shows how indigenous African slavery developed within the context of an international system of slavery.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521780124
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/28/2000
Series:
African Studies Series, #100
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

1. Africa and slavery; 2. On the frontiers of Islam, 1400–1600; 3. The export trade in slaves, 1600–1800; 4. The enslavement of Africans, 1600–1800; 5. The organization of slave marketing, 1600–1800; 6. Relationships of dependency, 1600–1800; 7. The nineteenth-century slave trade; 8. Slavery and 'legitimate trade' on the west African coast; 9. Slavery in the savanna during the era of the Jihads; 10. Slavery in central, southern, and eastern Africa in the nineteenth century; 11. The abolitionist impulse; 12. Slavery in the political economy of Africa.

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