1st Edition

The Slaves' Economy
Independent Production by Slaves in the Americas




ISBN 9780714641720
Published March 1, 1995 by Routledge
213 Pages

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Book Description

Slaves achieved a degree of economic independence, producing food, tending cash crops, raising livestock, manufacturing furnished goods, marketing their own products, consuming and saving the proceeds and bequeathing property to their descendants. The editors of this volume contend that the legacy of slavery cannot be understood without a full appreciation of the slaves' economy.

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The Slaves Economy can be recommended as a vade mecum to current work on the internal economy of slaves in the North Atlantic World." The Historical Association

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