EDITED: Campbell and Elbourne on Sex, Power and Slavery
Abdul Sheriff / Ana Lucia Araujo / Brian Lewis / Charmaine Nelson / David Brion Davis / E. Ann McDougall / Elizabeth Elbourne / Francesca Ann Louise Mitchell / Gabeba Baderoon / George La Rue / Griet Vankeerberghen / Gwyn Campbell / James Francis Warren / Johanna Ransmeier / Joost Coté / Mariana Candido / Marie Rodet / Marie-Luise Ermisch / Martin A. Klein / Matthew S. Hopper / Richard Hellie / Ronaldo Vainfas / Roseline Uyanga / Salah Trabelsi / Sandra Evers / Shigeru Sato / Subho Basu / Ulrike Schmieder

EDITED: Campbell and Elbourne on Sex, Power and Slavery

Gwyn Campbell and Elizabeth Elbourne, eds. Sex, Power, and Slavery. Ohio University Press, 2014. via Ohio University Press: Sexual exploitation was and is a critical feature of enslavement. Across many different societies, slaves were considered to own neither their bodies nor their children, even if many struggled to resist. At the same time, paradoxes abound: … Continue reading

EDITED: Radcliffe, Scott, and Werner on Black Intellectuals in the Atlantic World
Amy Caldwell de Farias / Anja Werner / Danielle Legros Georges / Douglas W. Leonard / Ikaweba Bunting / Jennifer Scott / John Maynard / Keiko Araki / Kendahl Radcliffe / Kimberli Gant / Kimberly Cleveland

EDITED: Radcliffe, Scott, and Werner on Black Intellectuals in the Atlantic World

via U Penn Press: Anywhere But Here brings together new scholarship on the cross-cultural experiences of intellectuals of African descent since the eighteenth century. The book embraces historian Paul Gilroy’s prominent thesis in The Black Atlantic and posits arguments beyond The Black Atlantic’s traditional organization and symbolism. Continue reading

EDITED: Meuwese and Fortin on Biographies & the Atlantic World
Bryan Sinche / Charlotte Carrington / Christian Crouch / Christopher Albi / Edward E. Andrews / Emma Christopher / Jeffrey A. Fortin / Kevin Dawson / Laura Chiemlewski / Mariana P. Candido / Mark Meuwese / Omar H. Ali / Sandra Rebok

EDITED: Meuwese and Fortin on Biographies & the Atlantic World

Mark Meuwese and Jeffrey A. Fortin, eds. Atlantic Biographies: Individuals and Peoples in the Atlantic World. Leiden: BRILL, 2013. via BRILL: Continue reading

EDITED: Robertson and Klein on Women and Slavery in Africa
Bruce L. Mouser / Carol P. MacCormack / Claire C. Robertson / Claude Meillassoux / Curtin A. Keim / Edna G. Bay / Edward A. Alpers / George E. Brooks / Herbert Klein / J. P. Olivier de Sardan / John K. Thornton / Marcia Wright / Martin A. Klein / Patrick Manning / Peter Alegi / Peter Limb / Robert Harms / Susan H. Broadhead / Susan Martin

EDITED: Robertson and Klein on Women and Slavery in Africa

African Diaspora, Ph.D. is revisiting scholarship that has shaped the study of people of African descent across time and place. Claire C. Robertson and Martin A. Klein, eds. Women and Slavery in Africa. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1985. In a 1985 review of the volume, Patrick Manning wrote: Continue reading

EDITED: Fradera and Schmidt-Nowara on Slavery in Spain’s Atlantic Empire
Ada Ferrer / Albert Garcia Balañà / Alejandro de la Fuente / Christopher Schmidt-Nowara / Josep M. Delgado / Josep Maria Fradera / Juan Carlos Garavaglia / Luiz Felipe de Alencastro / Martín Rodrigo / Michael Zeuske / Seymour Drescher

EDITED: Fradera and Schmidt-Nowara on Slavery in Spain’s Atlantic Empire

Josep Maria Fradera and Christopher Schmidt-Nowara, eds. Slavery and Antislavery in Spain’s Atlantic Empire. New York: Berghahn Books, 2013. via Berghahn Books: African slavery was pervasive in Spain’s Atlantic empire yet remained in the margins of the imperial economy until the end of the eighteenth century when the plantation revolution in the Caribbean colonies put the … Continue reading

Arnaud Kruczynsky / Audrey Carotenuto / Colette Dubois / Florence Pabiou-Duchamp / Henri Medard / Herman Kiriama / Jean-Luc Paul / Justin Willis / Laury Belrose / Marie Pierre Ballarin / Marie-Laure Derat / Pier M. Larson / Samuel F. Sanchez / Sophie Blanchy / Thomas Vernet

EDITED: Medard, Derat, Vernet and Ballarin on Slavery in East Africa and the Indian Ocean

Henri Medard, Marie-Laure Derat, Thomas Vernet, and Marie Pierre Ballarin, eds. Traites et esclavages en Afrique orientale et dans l’océan Indien. Paris: Karthala, 2013. via Karthala: Aucune région au monde n’a connu une histoire aussi longue de la traite et de l’esclavage que l’Afrique orientale et l’océan Indien. Très loin des modèles simplificateurs du complexe … Continue reading

EDITED: Araujo on the Politics of Remembering Slavery
Alice Bellagamba / Ana Lucia Araujo / Francine Saillant / Geoffrey Cubitt / Kathleen Hulser / Kimberly Cleveland / Margot Minardi / Mathieu Claveyrolas / Nelly Schmidt / Pedro Simonard / Quito Swan / Regina Faden / Renaud Hourcade / Renée Ater / Richard Benjamin

EDITED: Araujo on the Politics of Remembering Slavery

Ana Lucia Araujo, ed. Politics of Memory: Making Slavery Visible in the Public Space. Routledge, 2012. via Routledge: The public memory of slavery and the Atlantic slave trade, which some years ago could be observed especially in North America, has slowly emerged into a transnational phenomenon now encompassing Europe, Africa, and Latin America, and even … Continue reading

EDITED: Curry, Duke, and Smith on New Histories of the Black Diaspora
Afua Cooper / Beatriz G. Mamigonian / Cassandra Pybus / Darlene Clark Hine / Dawne Y. Curry / Eric D. Duke / Fatima El-Tayeb / Iris Berger / Joel T. Helfrich / John Campbell / Marshanda A. Smith / Matthew J. Smith / Micol Seigel / Stephen G. Hall / Yuichiro Onishi

EDITED: Curry, Duke, and Smith on New Histories of the Black Diaspora

Dawne Y. Curry,, Eric D. Duke, and Marshanda A. Smith, eds. Extending the Diaspora: New Histories of Black People. 1st ed. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2009. From University of Illinois Press: This groundbreaking collection addresses both new and familiar topics with fresh perspectives to produce original and thought-provoking scholarship on the diasporic histories of … Continue reading

EDITED: Keaton, Sharpley-Whiting, and Stovall on Black France
Alain Mabanckou / Allison Blakely / Arlette Frund / Bennetta Jules-Rosette / Christiane Taubira / Dominic Thomas / Elisabeth Mudimbe-Boyi / Fred Constant / Gary Wilder / Jake Lamar / Jennifer Anne Boittin / Mamadou Diouf / Marcus Bruce / Michel Giraud / Patrick Lozès / Rémy Bazenguissa-Ganga / T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting / Trica Danielle Keaton / Tyler Stovall

EDITED: Keaton, Sharpley-Whiting, and Stovall on Black France

 Trica Danielle Keaton, T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting, and Tyler Stovall, eds. Black France / France Noire: The History and Politics of Blackness. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2012. From Duke University Press: In Black France / France Noire, scholars, activists, and novelists from France and the United States address the untenable paradox at the heart of … Continue reading

EDITED: Lovejoy and Bowser on Teaching the Atlantic Slave Trade
Benjamin P. Bowser / Paul Lovejoy

EDITED: Lovejoy and Bowser on Teaching the Atlantic Slave Trade

Paul E. Lovejoy, and Benjamin P. Bowser, eds. The Transatlantic Slave Trade and Slavery: New Directions in Teaching and Learning. Harriet Tubman Series on the African Diaspora. Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press, 2012. The Harriet Tubman Institute is pleased to announce the Africa World Press publication of a new title in the Harriet Tubman Series … Continue reading