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Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
... II Colonial Settlement, Slavery, and Peonage In 1652 the European employees of the Dutch East India Company who formed a small refreshment station for ships at the southern tip of Africa, now Cape Town, had no intention of conquering...
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
...The Necessity of Slavery W. S. van Ryneveld The first slaves arrived at the Cape just six years after the colony’s founding. Slav- ery grew with the rise of settler agriculture, particularly in the eighteenth century, as slavery was expanding throughout the Atlantic world. In 1775 about...
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384915-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8491-5
... II Sugar, Slavery, and Colonialism By the end of the s the plantation complex, in which Spanish colonists im- ported African slaves to produce sugar sold in Europe, had been established in the Caribbean. But for two centuries, Cuba’s...
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384915-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8491-5
...Fleeing Slavery Miguel Barnet, Pedro Deschamps Chapeaux, Rafael García, and Rafael Duharte Resistance and rebellion were inherent elements in every slave society. Slave resis- tance ranged from ‘‘informal’’ or ‘‘everyday’’ attempts to maintain one’s culture and dignity without overtly...
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384915-024
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8491-5
... more profound social change. The movements for abolition of slavery and for the end of colonial rule in Cuba became intertwined. However, the colonial government’s grad- ual abolition of slavery in the s did little to resolve the economic and racial divisions in Cuban society. By Cuban...
Published: 29 June 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382393-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8239-3
...Russ Radical Configurations of Castronovo History in the Era of American Slavery Writing in 1849, critic Theodore Parker notes one spot of originality amid what he deems the bleakness of the American lit• erary landscape: "There is one portion of our...
Published: 04 May 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382539-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8253-9
...Richard Graham FREE AFRICAN BRAZILIANS AND THE STATE IN SLAVERY TIMES Most Mrican Brazilians today are poor and most of the poor in Brazil are Mrican Brazilians (Hasenbalg 1985; Soares and Silva 1987; Lovell Webster 1987).1 There is an active debate in Brazil over how to...
Published: 21 June 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387701-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8770-1
...Chapter One of law and virtue: black women in slavery, freedom, and early criminal justice In every human Breast, God had implanted a Principle, which we call love of Freedom; it is impatient of Oppression, and pants for Deliverance...
Published: 21 June 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387701-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8770-1
...ChapterTwo service savors of slavery: labor, autonomy, and turn-of-the-century urban crime After the war and Emancipation great hopes were entertained by the Negroes for rapid advancement, and nowhere did they seem better founded than in...
Published: 05 June 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394563-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9456-3
... Five  Who’s Your Mama? “whitE” Mulatta gEnEalogiEs, Early PhotograPhy, and anti- Passing narrativEs of slavEry and frEEdoM P. Gabrielle Foreman Partus sequitur ventrem. [The child...
Published: 13 April 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394839-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9483-9
...3. On Swelling: Slavery, Social Science, and Medicine in the Nineteenth Century alejandra bronfman By the time it was published in 1922, Antropología y patología comparada de los negros esclavos (Comparative anthropology and pathology of black slaves) had survived a long and mostly...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391517-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9151-7
... 2 Crimes of Fashion Dressing the Part from Slavery to Freedom In order to recompense me for my trouble [the nursing of a sick silversmith], the Captain promised me ten pounds. . . . I thought this would be of great service to me...
... Part II Atlantic Slavery and the Early Rise of the Western World 6 Slavery and the Revolution in Cotton Textile Production in England JOSEPH E. INIKORI FROM THE point of view of the preindustrial world, the develop• ment of the English cotton textile industry in...
... Part III Atlantic Slavery, the World of the Slaves, and Their Enduring Legacies 10 The Dispersal of African Slaves in the West by Dutch Slave Traders, 163°-18°3 JOHANNES POSTMA MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT the American destinations of African slaves can easily...
Published: 30 May 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382379-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8237-9
...3 Keeping Slaves in Place: The Secret Debate on the Slavery Question in Northem Nigeria, 1900- 190 4 JAN HOGENDORN AND PAUL E. LOVEJOY IT HAS BEEN widely recognized that British colonial policy toward slavery in Northern Nigeria was crafted by...
Published: 30 May 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382379-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8237-9
...Part II Atlantic Slavery and the Early Rise of the Western World 6 Slavery and the Revolution in Cotton Textile Production in England JOSEPH E. INIKORI FROM THE point of view of the preindustrial world, the develop• ment of the English cotton textile industry in...
Published: 13 October 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388593-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8859-3
... chapter two Imagining Poor Whites in the Antebellum South Abolitionist and Pro-Slavery Fictions In the colonial and early national eras, as we have seen, particular popu- lations of colonists and citizens were stigmatyped and treated as...
Published: 15 November 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386209-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8620-9
... Chapter 2 THE ‘‘REMEMORY’’ OF SLAVERY If this is what is inside of me, then nobody is safe. —Kara Walker, ‘‘Fireside Chat 1999 What if the materials of memory are overwhelming, so traumatic that the remembering of them...
Published: 24 June 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392729-052
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9272-9
.... TL, Transcript. Travers Buxton,1 Secretary, Anti-Slavery and Aborigines Protection Society,2 to Walter Hines Page,3 U.S. Ambassador to Britain Denison House...
Published: 24 June 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392729-053
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9272-9
... APRIL 1918 Enclosure: Resolution by the Anti-Slavery and Aborigines Protection Society [Westminster, ca. 4 July 1917] “That in any reconstruction of Africa...