Books in category Social Science – Slavery

  • My Brother Slaves

    My Brother Slaves
    Sergio A. Lussana

    Underscoring the enslaved men's relationships, however, were the sex-segregated work gangs on the plantations, which further reinforced their social bonds.

  • African Voices of the Atlantic Slave Trade

    African Voices of the Atlantic Slave Trade
    Anne Bailey

    In this watershed book, historian Anne C. Bailey focuses on memories of the trade from the African perspective.

  • The Transformation of American Abolitionism

    The Transformation of American Abolitionism
    Richard S. Newman

    Newman traces the abolition movement's transformation from the American Revolution to 1830, showing how what began in late-18th-century Pennsylvania as an elite movement espousing gradual legal reform had by the 1830s become a radical, …

  • Sugar

    Sugar
    James Walvin

    This is exactly what Walvin helps us to do.

  • The Radical Republicans

    The Radical Republicans
    Hans L. Trefousse

    This is the story of the men who, as political realists, fought for the cause of racial reform in America before, during, and after the Civil War.

  • A History of Slavery and Emancipation in Iran 1800 1929

    A History of Slavery and Emancipation in Iran, 1800-1929
    Behnaz A. Mirzai

    Drawing on extensive archival research in Iran, Tanzania, England, and France, as well as fieldwork and interviews in Iran, Behnaz A. Mirzai offers the first history of slavery in modern Iran from the early nineteenth century to …

  • The End of Slavery in Africa

    The End of Slavery in Africa
    Suzanne Miers, Richard L. Roberts

    This is the first comprehensive assessment of the end of slavery in Africa.

  • Sites of Slavery

    Sites of Slavery
    Salamishah Tillet

    In Sites of Slavery Salamishah Tillet examines how contemporary African American artists and intellectuals—including Annette Gordon-Reed, Barbara Chase-Riboud, Bill T. Jones, Carrie Mae Weems, and Kara Walker—turn to the subject of …

  • Race Horse Men

    Race Horse Men
    Katherine C. Mooney

    Katherine C. Mooney recaptures the sights, sensations, and illusions of America's first mass spectator sport.

  • Slavery and American Economic Development

    Slavery and American Economic Development
    Gavin Wright

    " — Charles B. Dew, Journal of Interdisciplinary History "A stunning reinterpretation of southern economic history and what is perhaps the most important book in the field since Time on the Cross.

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