Documents the history of slavery worldwide over six centuries with 16 key areas of focus, including slavery in the early Americas, the Middle Passage, slave testimony, resistance, the abolition movement, the Islamic world, and slavery today.
From Adam Matthew Digital, this digital collection documents key aspects of the history of slavery worldwide over six centuries, with 16 key areas of focus: slavery in the early Americas; African coast; the Middle Passage; slavery and agriculture; urban and domestic slavery; slave testimony; spiritualism and religion in slave communities; resistance and revolts; the Underground Railroad; the abolition movement and the slavery debate; legislation and politics; freed slaves, freedmen and free black settlements; education; slavery and the Islamic world; varieties of slave experience; slavery today and the legacy of slavery. The collection also includes case studies from America, the Caribbean, Brazil, and Cuba. Also a wealth of useful secondary sources including an interactive map, chronology, and scholarly essays.
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