Books in category Social Science – Slavery

  • African Voices of the Atlantic Slave Trade

    African Voices of the Atlantic Slave Trade
    Anne Bailey

    In this watershed book, historian Anne C. Bailey focuses on memories of the trade from the African perspective.

  • The Transformation of American Abolitionism

    The Transformation of American Abolitionism
    Richard S. Newman

    Newman traces the abolition movement's transformation from the American Revolution to 1830, showing how what began in late-18th-century Pennsylvania as an elite movement espousing gradual legal reform had by the 1830s become a radical, …

  • Sugar

    Sugar
    James Walvin

    This is exactly what Walvin helps us to do.

  • In the Shadow of Dred Scott

    In the Shadow of Dred Scott
    Kelly Kennington

    The Dred Scott suit for freedom, argues Kelly M. Kennington, was merely the most famous example of a phenomenon that was more widespread in antebellum American jurisprudence than is generally recognized.

  • A History of Slavery and Emancipation in Iran 1800 1929

    A History of Slavery and Emancipation in Iran, 1800-1929
    Behnaz A. Mirzai

    Drawing on extensive archival research in Iran, Tanzania, England, and France, as well as fieldwork and interviews in Iran, Behnaz A. Mirzai offers the first history of slavery in modern Iran from the early nineteenth century to …

  • The End of Slavery in Africa

    The End of Slavery in Africa
    Suzanne Miers, Richard L. Roberts

    This is the first comprehensive assessment of the end of slavery in Africa.

  • They Have No Rights

    They Have No Rights
    Applewood Books (CRT)

    They Have No Rights is a historical account of the famous Supreme Court case, Dred Scott v.

  • Sites of Slavery

    Sites of Slavery
    Salamishah Tillet

    In Sites of Slavery Salamishah Tillet examines how contemporary African American artists and intellectuals—including Annette Gordon-Reed, Barbara Chase-Riboud, Bill T. Jones, Carrie Mae Weems, and Kara Walker—turn to the subject of …

  • Slavery and American Economic Development

    Slavery and American Economic Development
    Gavin Wright

    " — Charles B. Dew, Journal of Interdisciplinary History "A stunning reinterpretation of southern economic history and what is perhaps the most important book in the field since Time on the Cross.

  • Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

    Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
    Harriet Ann Jacobs, John S. Jacobs, Jean Fagan Yellin

    This is the standard edition of Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, reissued here in the John Harvard Library and updated with a new bibliography.

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