The Slavery Reader - Routledge Readers in History (Hardback)Gad Heuman (editor), James Walvin (editor)
The Slavery Reader brings together the most recent and essential writings on slavery. The focus is on Atlantic slavery - the enforced movement of millions of Africans from their homelands into the Americas, and the complex historical story of slavery in the Americas. Spanning almost five centuries - the late fifteenth until the mid-nineteenth - the articles trace the range and impact of slavery on the modern Western world.
Key themes include:the origins and development of American slaveryworkfamily, gender and communityslave cultureslave economyresistancerace and social structureAfricans in the Atlantic world.
Together with the editors' clear and authoritative commentary and a substantial introduction, this volume will become central to the study of slavery.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 816
Weight: 1670 g
Dimensions: 246 x 174 x 52 mm
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