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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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Atrocity, Race, and Region in the Early Haitian Revolution: The Fond d’Icaque Rising

David Geggus.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online April 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Caribbean History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; Revolutions and Rebellions. 9526 words.

Set within a larger analysis of class relations in the Haitian Revolution, this is a microhistory that intersects with several important themes in the revolution: rumor, atrocity, the...

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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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Black Associational Politics in 20th-Century Brazil

Petrônio Domingues.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online August 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery. 8476 words.

The population of African descent in Brazil has always maintained vibrant associative communities, whether in the form of mutual aid societies, confraternities, and religious brotherhoods...

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Black Brotherhoods and Sisterhoods: Participatory Christianity in New Spain’s Mining Towns

Nicole von Germeten.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online June 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; History of Religion; Social and Cultural History. 9235 words.

Free and enslaved Africans played an important role in developing a unique form of participatory Christianity in New Spain’s mining towns, especially Zacatecas, San Luis Potosi, and Parral....

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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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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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Capoeira: From Slave Combat Game to Global Martial Art

Matthias Röhrig Assunção.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online February 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; Social and Cultural History; Urban History. 10703 words.

Capoeira is a martial art that developed from combat games enslaved Africans brought to Brazil. It is systematically documented since the beginning of the 19th century in Rio de Janeiro and...

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Clarkson, John (1764–1828)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 3 words.

See Clarkson, Thomas

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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