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The Study of Northwest Coast Slavery

Leland Donald

in Aboriginal Slavery on the Northwest Coast of North America

Published by University of California Press

Published in print August 1997 | ISBN: 9780520206168
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520918115 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520206168.003.0003
The Study of Northwest Coast Slavery

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This chapter reviews studies of slavery in the Northwest Coast of North America, commenting on the previous studies and the traditional scholarly view of Northwest Coast slavery. It discusses the relevant works of H.J. Nieboer, William Christie MacLeod, Julia Averkieva, Bernard J. Siegel, and Eugene R. Ruyle. The analysis reveals that although these scholars used different approaches and had different interests, they all agree that slaves were economically important.

Keywords: slavery; Northwest Coast; North America; H.J. Nieboer; William Christie MacLeod; Julia Averkieva; Bernard J. Siegel; Eugene R. Ruyle; slaves

Chapter.  5886 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Anthropology

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