A Historical Guide to World Slavery by Seymour Drescher

A Historical Guide to World Slavery

EditorSeymour Drescher, Stanley L. Engerman

Hardcover | February 1, 1998

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Eminent scholars provide an overview of what we now know about slavery as an institution and way of life in cultures around the globe from ancient times to the present day. Drawing on the virtual explosion of empirical research and theoretical discussion on the subject over the past thirtyyears, many of the articles overturn conventional wisdom and illuminate little-known aspects of the subject, with essays on topics such as concubinage, eunuchs, and occupational mobility.

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Seymour Drescher is at University of Pittsburgh. Stanley Engerman is at University of Rochester.
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Title:A Historical Guide to World SlaveryFormat:HardcoverDimensions:456 pages, 7.8 × 10.12 × 1.61 inPublished:February 1, 1998Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0195120914

ISBN - 13:9780195120912

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" . . . this guide does what all the best reference works do: it not only reflects the current state of knowledge and understanding but highlights contentious issues and suggests possibilities for further research . . .This is a guide which will serve students of world slavery very well formany years to come."--Times Literary Supplement