Global Slavery Products

  • Ireland, Slavery, Anti-Slavery and Empire

    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 – 2018-04-15 
    Routledge

  • How Slavery is Represented in Children’s Picture Books

    Teaching and Learning about Slavery in K-12 Classrooms

    By Raphael Rogers

    Drawing on critical race theory and critical feminism, this book examines how slavery is represented in contemporary children’s picture books. Through analysis of recently published picture books about slavery, Rogers discusses how these books engage with and respond to the historiography of the…

    Hardback – 2018-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Pathways from Slavery

    British and Colonial Mobilizations in Global Perspective

    By Seymour Drescher

    Seymour Drescher’s regular, deeply-thought and carefully nuanced arguments have periodically reshaped how we think of the subject of the history of slavery itself. He has discussed the impact of economic and cultural factors on human behaviour and has shown that historical evidence does not lead to…

    Hardback – 2017-12-13 
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • The Unbound God

    Slavery and the Formation of Early Christian Thought

    By Chris L. de Wet

    This volume examines the prevalence, function, and socio-political effects of slavery discourse in the major theological formulations of the late third to early fifth centuries AD, arguably the most formative period of early Christian doctrine. The question the book poses is this: in what way did…

    Hardback – 2017-06-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Early Christian World

  • Human Trafficking

    A Complex Phenomenon of Globalization and Vulnerability

    Edited by Natividad Gutiérrez Chong, Jenny B Clark

    In the post-Cold War era, economic globalization has resulted in the buying and selling of human beings. Poverty, social instability, lawlessness, gender biases, and ethnic hostility have entrapped millions in the world of modern day slavery, with the result that human trafficking is one of the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • The Southern Shores of the Mediterranean and its Networks

    Knowledge, Trade, Culture and People

    Edited by Patricia Lorcin

    The majority of scholarly conceptions of the Mediterranean focus on the sea’s northern shores, with its historical epicentres of Spain, France or Italy. This book seeks to demonstrate the importance of economic, political and cultural networks emanating from the Mediterranean’s lesser-studied…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Slavery and Abolition in the Atlantic World

    New Sources and New Findings

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-06-06
    Routledge

  • Maritime Slavery

    Edited by Philip D. Morgan

    Think of maritime slavery, and the notorious Middle Passage – the unprecedented, forced migration of enslaved Africans across the Atlantic – readily comes to mind. This so-called ‘middle leg’ – from Africa to the Americas – of a supposed trading triangle linking Europe, Africa, and the Americas…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

  • Material Cultures of Slavery and Abolition in the British Caribbean

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge

  • Rethinking the Fall of the Planter Class

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-10-04
    Routledge

  • Subject to Others (Routledge Revivals)

    British Women Writers and Colonial Slavery, 1670-1834

    By Moira Ferguson

    First published in 1992, Subject to Others considers the intersection between late seventeenth- to early nineteenth-century British female writers and the colonial debate surrounding slavery and abolition. Beginning with an overview that sets the discussion in context, Moira Ferguson then…

    Paperback – 2015-12-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Frances Trollope

    Beyond “Domestic Manners”

    Edited by Tamara Wagner

    Long overshadowed by her more widely read and reprinted son Anthony, Frances Trollope is almost exclusively remembered for her travel writing and especially for the notoriously controversial Domestic Manners of the Americans. Her impressively prolific career as a writer, however, covered and…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge

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