Slavery

Paperback | November 1, 2001

EditorStanley Engerman, Seymour Drescher, Robert Paquette

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This new Reader draws on a range of documentary sources to show the origins, history, and realities of slavery and the slave trade. Exploring the economic, cultural, and political role of slavery, the volume shows the similarities as well as the differences in different times and places. Whilefocusing primarily on the Americas, the volume extends to a consideration of slavery in other societies in the classical world, Africa, Asia, and the contemporary world. With over 150 selections, varying from one paragraph to several pages in length, the volume ranges widely, from internationalslave trade regulations and the individual records of slaveowners, to legislative debate concerning the emancipation of slaves. The volume aims to show the diversity of human experiences of slavery, and explains the causes of both the ending as well as the origins of slavery. Covering many aspectsof slavery, the volume considers the ways in which slavery has been justified and attacked, the operations of slave societies, and the experiences of those living in them. Selections are drawn from a wide variety of sources, such as biblical and philosophical discussions, the writings of slaves,slaveowners, abolitionists, economists, lawyers, and historians. In addition, the volume includes selections from many leading historians and economists studying slavery and emancipation.

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This new Reader draws on a range of documentary sources to show the origins, history, and realities of slavery and the slave trade. Exploring the economic, cultural, and political role of slavery, the volume shows the similarities as well as the differences in different times and places. Whilefocusing primarily on the Americas, the vol...

Stanley L. Engerman is Professor of Economics and History at the University of Rochester, NY. His publications include 'The Colonial Era', volume I of 'The Cambridge Economic History of the United States' (edited with Robert Gallman, 1996). Robert Paquette is Professor of History at Hamilton College, Clinton, NY. He is the author of '...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:528 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.06 inPublished:November 1, 2001Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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IntroductionMeaningThe BibleAristotle: PoliticsAristotle: EthicsCicero: De OfficisThomas Hobbes: LeviathanBaron de Montesquieu: Spirit of the LawsJean Bodin: The Six Books of a CommonwealeFrancois Voltaire: A Philosophical DictionaryDenis Diderot: EncyclopedieThomas Jefferson: Notes on the State of VirginiaImmanuel Kant: Science of RightJuan Francisco Manzano: Letter to Domingo del Monte, 25 June 1835Friedrich Neitzsche: Beyond Good and EvilJerome Blum: Lord and Peasant in RussiaDavid Brion Davis: The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Revolution, 1770-1823Eugene D. Genovese: Roll, Jordan, RollSir Moses I. Finley: Ancient Slavery and Modern IdeologyRichard Hellie: Slavery in Russia 1405-1725Pierre Bonnassie: From Slavery to Feudalism in South-Western EuropePaul Freedom: The Origins of Peasant Servitude in Medieval CataloniaDavid A. E. Pelteret: Slavery in Early Medieval EnglandSuzanne Miers and Igor Kopytoff: Slavery in AfricaJohn Thornton: Africa and Africans in the Making of the Atlantic WorldThe Origins and Methods of EnslavementThe BibleSt. Augustine: The City of GodBishop Ratherius of Verona: Praeloquia 935-937 ADJames Boswell: Life of JohnsonH.J. Nieboer: Slavery as an Industrial SystemWinthrop D. Jordan: White over BlackEdmund S. Morgan: American Slavery, American FreedomRichard Hellie: Slavery in RussiaOrlando Patterson: Slavery and Social DeathBernard Lewis: Race and Color in IslamFields: Slavery, Race, IdeologyJohn Thornton: Africa and Africans in the Making of the Atlantic WorldDavid Eltis: Europeans and the Rise and Fall of SlaverySlave LawsThe BibleDigest of JustinianRichard Hellie: Muscovite SocietyRichard Hellie: The Reign of SovereignCode Noir 1685William Blackstone: Commentaries on the Laws of EnglandThomas D. Morris: Southern Slavery and the Law 1619-1860Danish Slave Code 1733Codigo Negro 1789Cuban Slave Law 1842Somersett Decision 1772Barbados Laws: Excerpts from 1661Rio Branco Law 1871Joaquim Nabuco: Abolitionism: The Brazilian Antislavery StruggleT.R. Cobb: An Inquiry into the Law of Negro Slavery (1858)Massachusetts Code 1641Virginia Code 1705The Babylonian LawsThe KoranThe Slave TradeElizabeth Donnan: Documents Illustrative of the Slave Trade to AmericaJohn Newton: The Journal of a Slave Trader 1750-4Ottobah Cugoano: Thoughts and Sentiments on the Evil of Slavery (1787)Parliamentary PapersJean Baptist Labat: Nouveau VoyageOlaudah Equiano: The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah EquianoSir Thomas Fowell Buxton: The African Slave Trade and its RemedyHamoa: Cuba-Chinese 1812 ContractMarchesa Iris Origo: The Merchant of PratoPhilip D. Curtin: The Atlantic Slave Trade: A CensusMartin Klein: Woolf and Sereer of SenegambiaHerbert S. Klein: The Middle PassageDavid Eltis: (Forthcoming on total slave trade)James L. Watson: Transactions in People: The Chinese Market in Slaves, Servants, and HeirsPhilip D. Curtin: Abolition of the Slave Trade from SenegambiaDavid Murray: Odious Commerce: Britain, Spain, and the abolition of the Cuban Slave TradePaul E. Lovejoy: Transformations in SlaveryAlfons van der Kraan: Bali: Slavery and the Slave TradeDavid W. Galenston: Traders, Planters, and SlavesDavid Eltis: Economic Growth and the Ending of the Transatlantic Slave TradeHerbert S. Klein: Economic Aspects of the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic Slave TradeRuth Mazo Karras: Slavery and Society in Medieval ScandinaviaClive Moore, Jaqueline Leckie and Doug Munro: Labour in the South PacificStuart Schwartz: Sugar Plantations in the Formation of Brazilian SocietyRobert William Fogel: Without Consent or ContractCh'ing-Hwang Yen: Coolies and MandarinsClaude Meillassoux: The Anthropology of SlaveryFlourishing Business ('The Economist' 21.09.1996)Olivia Remie Constable: Trade and Traders in Muslim SpainMichel Le Gall: Slavery in the Islamic Middle EastThe Experience of SlaveryLife of St BalthidMary Prince: History of Mary PrinceJames Henry Hammond: Plantation Manual of James HammondDavid Walker: AppealFrederick Douglass: My Bondage and My FreedomThomas Affleck: Cotton Plantation Book: Duties of OverseersDebien: Night-Time MeetingsMederic Louis Elie Moreau de Saint Mery: DescriptionC.L.R. James: The Black JacobinsGilberto Freyre: The Masters and the SlavesSidney W. Mintz and Richard S. Prince: The Birth of African-American CultureKenneth F. Kiple: Another Dimension to the Black DiasporaPlantation SlavesMary Karasch: Slave Life in Rio de Janeiro 1808-1850Women in ChinaB.W. Higman: Slave Populations of the British CaribbeanEugene D. Genovese: Roll, Jordan, RollRobert W. Fogel: Without Consent or ContractPeter Kolchin: Unfree LabourElizabeth Fox-Genovese: Within the Plantation HouseholdAllan Kulikoff: Tobacco and SlavesPhilp D. Morgan: Slave CounterpointSt. Vincent InterviewResistancePlato: LawsAristotle: PoliticsTacitus: AnnalsPlutarch: Lives of Noble Grecians and RomasJarir al-Tabari: History of Al-TabariThe Church and Black Slaves in Santo DomingoGonzalo Fernandez de Ovieto: Historia General y natural de las IndiasRobert Conrad: Children of God's FireThe Colonial Records of the State of GeorgiaCuracao (London Magazine 1750)Douglas Hall: In Miserable SlaveryJohn Gabriel Stedman: Narrative of a Five Years expedition against the Revolted Negroes of SurinamGeorge F. Tyson: Great Lives Observed: Toussaint L'OuvertureStuart Schwartz: HAHRMonituer dela LouisianeSamuel Hambleton: Hambelton LetterBritish Parliamentary Papers: Correspondence relating to Slavery and the Abolition of the Slave Trade 1823-4John Oliver Killens: The Trial of Denmark VeseyCuban ResistanceConfession of Nat TurnerHenry Bleby: Death Struggles of SlaveryHerbert Aptheker: American Negro Slave RevoltsSidney W. Mintz: Journal of World HistoryEugene D. Genovese: Roll, Jordan, RollEugene D. Genovese: From Rebellion to RevolutionJoao Jose Reis and P.F. de Moreas Faria: Islam and Slave Rebellion in Bahia, BrazilMichael Craton: Testing the ChainsDavid Barry Gaspar: Bondsmen and RebelsFrederick Douglass: My Bondage and My FreedomAraham Lincoln: Cooper Union Talk 1860Robert L. Paquette: Slave Resistance and Social HistoryJonathan Glassman: Feast and Riot on the Swahili CoastDavid Geggus: A Turbulent TimeRichardson Correspondence 1848James Scott: Domination and the Arts of ResistanceEconomics and DemographyXenophon: OeconomicusAristotle: OeconomicaFrancois Chevalier: Instructions to the JesuitsEdward Gibbon Wakefield: A View of the Art of ColonizationHerman Merivale: Lectures on Colonization and ColoniesB.W. Higman: Slave PopulationsRobert W. Fogel: Without Consent or ContractStuart Schwartz: Sugar Plantations in the Formation of Brazilian SocietySlave Trader NewsletterSlave Trade Advertisement 1861Adam Smith: Wealth of NationsFrederic Bastiat: Economic SophismsJ.S. Mill: The Negro QuestionJ.S. Mill: Principles of Political EconomyJames Stuart: An Inquiry into the Priciples of Politcal OeconomyKarl Marx: CapitalMax Weber: The Theory of Social and Economic OrganizationEric Williams: Capitalism and SlaveryWalter Rodney: How Europe Underdeveloped AfricaManuel Moreno Fraginals: The SugarmillEvsey D. Domar: The Causes of Slavery or Serfdom: A HypothesisPatrick Manning: Slavery and African LifeMichel Le Gall: Slavery in the Islamic Middle EastAbolition and EmancipationSir Moses I. Finley: Ancient and Modern IdeologySeymour Drescher: Capitalism and Anti-SlaveryAlexis de Toqueville and Beaumont: On Social ReformHansard 1843Hansard 1846Thomas Carlyle: The Nigger QuestionEdmund Ruffin: The Diary of Edmund RuffinMississippi Legislature 1850Black Abolitionist Papers vol. VThomas Wentworth Higginson: Army Life in a Black RegimentEmancipation Proclamation 1863Thirteenth AmendmentRebecca J. Scott: Defining the Boundaries of Freedom in the World of CaneThe Liberator 1831Paris Ethnological Society Debate 1847Resolution of 1784General Assembly Virginia 17854c Extract from 'The Economist' (1997)