Global Slavery Products

  • Motherhood, Childlessness and the Care of Children in Atlantic Slave Societies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Camillia Cowling, Maria Helena Pereira Toledo Machado, Diana Paton, Emily West

    This book provides critical perspectives on the multiple forms of ‘mothering’ that took place in Atlantic slave societies. Facing repeated child death, mothering was a site of trauma and grief for many, even as white slaveholders romanticized enslaved women’s work in caring for white children.…

    Hardback – 2019-08-03 
    Routledge

  • The Silencing of Slaves in Early Jewish and Christian Texts

    1st Edition

    By Ronald Charles

    The Silencing of Slaves in Early Jewish and Christian Texts analyzes a large corpus of early Christian texts and Pseudepigraphic materials to understand how the authors of these texts used, abused and silenced enslaved characters to articulate their own social, political, and theological visions.…

    Hardback – 2019-07-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Early Christian World

  • Traces and Memories of Slavery in the Atlantic World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lawrence Aje, Nicolas Gachon

    Traces and Memories deals with the foundation, mechanisms and scope of slavery-related memorial processes, interrogating how descendants of enslaved populations reconstruct the history of their ancestors when transatlantic slavery is one of the variables of the memorial process. While memory…

    Hardback – 2019-07-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of the Americas

  • Slavery and Abolition in the Atlantic World

    New Sources and New Findings, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jane Landers

    This book highlights newly-discovered and underutilized sources for the study of slavery and abolition. It features the contributions of scholars who work with Portuguese, Spanish, German, Dutch, and Swedish materials from Europe, Africa and Latin America. Their work draws on legal suits, merchant…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01
    Routledge

  • Slavery in the Global Diaspora of Africa

    1st Edition

    By Paul E. Lovejoy

    The collective significance of the themes that are explored in Slavery in the Global Diaspora of Africa bridge the Atlantic and thereby provide insights into historical debates that address the ways in which parts of Africa fitted into the modern world that emerged in the Atlantic basin. The study…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Global Africa

  • Modern Slavery and Bonded Labour in South Asia

    A Human Rights-Based Approach, 1st Edition

    By Elena Samonova

    This book investigates one of the most pervasive forms of modern slavery: bonded labour, whereby labour is linked with a credit agreement, leaving a debtor bound to repay their debt through long-term servitude. Drawing on cases from Nepal and India, the author adopts a human rights-based…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Asian Development

  • Rethinking the Fall of the Planter Class

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christer Petley

    From the late eighteenth century, the planter class of the British Caribbean were faced with challenges stemming from revolutions, war, the rise of abolitionism and social change. By the nineteenth century, this once powerful group within the British Empire found itself struggling to influence an…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10
    Routledge

  • The History of Africa

    The Quest for Eternal Harmony, 3rd Edition

    By Molefi Kete Asante

    Authoritative and comprehensive, The History of Africa provides an accessible narrative from earliest prehistory to the present day, with unusual attention paid to the ordinary lives of Africans. This survey includes a wealth of indigenous ideas, African concepts, and traditional outlooks that have…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Material Cultures of Slavery and Abolition in the British Caribbean

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christer Petley, Stephan Lenik

    Material things mattered immensely to those who engaged in daily struggles over the character and future of slavery and to those who subsequently contested the meanings of freedom in the post-emancipation Caribbean. Throughout the history of slavery, objects and places were significant to different…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Masculinity and Modern Slavery in Nepal

    Transitions into Freedom, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Maycock

    South Asia is the region with the highest number of slaves globally according to the Global Slavery Index. Bonded labour affects between 15 and 20 million labourers within the region, and is shaped by locally specific interconnections between ethnicity, class, caste and, critically, gender…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge ISS Gender, Sexuality and Development Studies

  • Archetypal Grief

    Slavery’s Legacy of Intergenerational Child Loss, 1st Edition

    By Fanny Brewster

    Archetypal Grief: Slavery’s Legacy of Intergenerational Child Loss is a powerful exploration of the intergenerational psychological effects of child loss as experienced by women held in slavery in the Americas and of its ongoing effects in contemporary society. It presents the concept of archetypal…

    Paperback – 2018-08-30
    Routledge

  • Ireland, Slavery, Anti-Slavery and Empire

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fionnghuala Sweeney, Fionnuala Dillane, Maria Stuart

    Although the significance of transatlantic currents of influence on slavery and abolition in the Americas has received substantial scholarly attention, the focus has tended to be largely on the British transatlantic, or on the effects of American racial politics on the emergence of Irish American…

    Hardback – 2018-06-05
    Routledge

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