By Walter Johnson

ISBN-10: 0300103557

ISBN-13: 9780300103557

This wide-ranging publication offers the 1st complete and comparative account of the slave alternate in the international locations and colonial structures of the Americas. whereas such a lot scholarly cognizance to slavery within the Americas has focused on overseas transatlantic exchange, the essays during this quantity concentrate on the slave trades inside Brazil, the West Indies, and the Southern states of the U.S. after the last of the Atlantic slave exchange. The members solid new gentle upon questions that experience framed the research of slavery within the Americas for many years. The publication investigates such themes because the unlawful slave alternate in Cuba, the Creole slave insurrection within the united states, and the talk among professional- and antislavery factions over the interstate slave exchange within the South. jointly, the authors supply clean and provocative insights into the interrelations of capitalism, sovereignty, and slavery.

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