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Abolition and Antislavery

John Stauffer.

in The Oxford Handbook of Slavery in the Americas

July 2010; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: History; History of the Americas; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery. 10059 words.

This article focuses on the historiography of abolition and antislavery. Abolitionism is an idea, articulated through language that emerged in the eighteenth century and propelled people to...

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Africa, Slavery, and the Slave Trade, Mid-Seventeenth to Mid-Eighteenth Centuries

David Eltis.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Atlantic World

March 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: History; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery. 8266 words.

Which of the major components of the Atlantic world — the Americas, Africa, and Europe — was most immediately affected by the integration of the Old and New Worlds that Columbian contact...

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American Slavery

Heather Andrea Williams.

October 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Book. Subjects: United States History; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery. 160 pages.

American Slavery: A Very Short Introduction traces the development of American slavery, from the Portuguese capture of Africans in the 1400s until its abolition following the Civil War, and...

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Archaeology and Slavery

Theresa Singleton.

in The Oxford Handbook of Slavery in the Americas

July 2010; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: History; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery. 10307 words.

Archaeology provides an interdisciplinary approach to the study of slavery that combines analyses of archaeological findings with careful readings of traditional primary sources of...

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Biology and African Slavery

Kenneth F. Kiple.

in The Oxford Handbook of Slavery in the Americas

July 2010; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: History; African History; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery. 8740 words.

This article reviews scholarship on the biology of African slaves. Mother Africa ensured that her sons and daughters could tolerate a disease environment sufficiently harsh that it served...

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Brazil

Robert W. Slenes.

in The Oxford Handbook of Slavery in the Americas

July 2010; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: History; History of the Americas; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery. 11568 words.

This article reviews scholarship on the history and historiography of slavery in Brazil. Brazil possessed a more varied slave economy with a much larger sector producing for the internal...

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British West Indies and Bermuda

Trevor Burnard.

in The Oxford Handbook of Slavery in the Americas

July 2010; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery. 8996 words.

This article reviews scholarship on the history and historiography of slavery in the British West Indies and Bermuda. The British West Indies differed from other places colonized by the...

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Canary Island Immigration to the Hispanic Caribbean

Manuel Hernández González.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online June 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Caribbean History; Latin American History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Modern History (1700 to 1945); Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; Social and Cultural History. 10335 words.

The configuration of Canarian migration during the Conquest and colonization of the Spanish Caribbean was significantly influenced by its historic continuity, familial nature (with an...

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Class and Slavery

Jonathan Daniel Wells.

in The Oxford Handbook of Slavery in the Americas

July 2010; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: History; Social and Cultural History; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery. 10058 words.

This article reviews scholarship on class and slavery. The evolution of the historiography on class and slavery is complex, and historians have only recently begun to revisit some of their...

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Colonial and Revolutionary United States

Daniel C. Littlefield.

in The Oxford Handbook of Slavery in the Americas

July 2010; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: History; United States History; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery. 12997 words.

This article reviews scholarship on the history and historiography of slavery in colonial and revolutionary United States. Slavery was a southern American institution associated primarily...

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