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Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Published: 04 November 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392309-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9230-9
Published: 30 May 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382379-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8237-9
Published: 21 May 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021452-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2145-2
... Questions of demography and demographic data have always been the foundation on which social histories are built. How many women were captured and transported to the Americas in the first two hundred years of the transatlantic slave trade? Chapter 1, “Producing Numbers: Reckoning with the Sex...
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By Jennifer L. Morgan
Published: 21 May 2021
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2145-2
... slavery reproduction commodification transatlantic slave trade ...
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By Jennifer L. Morgan
Published: 21 May 2021
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2145-2
... economics slavery transatlantic slave trade England ...
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By Jennifer L. Morgan
Published: 21 May 2021
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2145-2
... slavery demography transatlantic slave trade sex ratio ...
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By Jennifer L. Morgan
Published: 21 May 2021
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2145-2
... West Africa slavery transatlantic slave trade economics ...
Published: 21 May 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021452-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2145-2
... Chapter 2, “‘Unfit Subjects of Trade’: Demographic Logics and Colonial Encounters,” explores how the development of the transatlantic slave trade as an instrument of colonial settlement and extraction relied upon the production of new ideologies of both race and economy. The emergence of early...
Published: 21 May 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021452-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2145-2
.... They had a particular relationship to the rhythms of slavery and its ideology—capture, transport, sale, labor, and refusal—that was rooted in their reproductive potential. This introduction argues that a history of women and the transatlantic slave trade reveals the contours of early modern notions...
Published: 21 May 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021452-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2145-2
... slavery transatlantic slave trade economics ...
Published: 23 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375890-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7589-0
... and mutually constitutive. While the statuses of these categories are different, all were subject to varying degrees of coercive labor extraction. The introduction also highlights the phenomena of “category drift” that accelerated after the end of the transatlantic slave trade in 1850, the mobilization...
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373308-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7330-8
... Ghanaian governments’ extensive tourism and diasporan investment pushes, which rely heavily on the Nkrumah triumphalist narrative and the promotion of relics from the era of the transatlantic slave trade to induce roots tourism. This chapter demonstrates how origin/homeland myths, productions of return...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374763-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
...: the unstable boundaries between narrative forms, and the legacies of the conquest of the Americas and the transatlantic slave trade. By linking disability to these larger issues in Díaz’s fiction, this chapter argues that a critical disability perspective on Díaz’s fiction offers new theoretical insights about...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... death. In both short story collections, disability and disease are linked to two of Díaz’s primary interests as a writer: the unstable boundaries between narrative forms, and the legacies of the conquest of the Americas and the transatlantic slave trade. By linking disability to these larger issues...
Published: 07 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375302-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7530-2
... Thistlewood, written accounts of the slave trade, runaway slave notices, and cartes de visite are analyzed in this chapter to argue that the history of branding in transatlantic slavery anticipates contemporary social sorting. Using Frantz Fanon’s concept of epidermalization, this chapter charts a genealogy...
Published: 20 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375647-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7564-7
... individual is developed out of the collective subjectivity of colonial slavery. Equiano’s Narrative negotiated the voices of abolition and slave resistance, and the logics of coloniality in which trade in people and goods connected Africa, plantation Virginia, the colonial West Indies, and metropolitan...