EDITED: Scully and Patton on Gender and Slave Emancipation in the Atlantic World

Pamela Scully and Diana Paton, eds. Gender and Slave Emancipation in the Atlantic World. Duke University Press, 2005. via Duke U Press: "This groundbreaking collection provides the first comparative history of gender and emancipation in the Atlantic world. Bringing together essays on the United States, Brazil, Cuba, Puerto Rico, West Africa and South Africa, and the … Continue reading EDITED: Scully and Patton on Gender and Slave Emancipation in the Atlantic World

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

Zeuske on the Amistad, Slavery and Slave Trade (Fordham)

New Perspectives on the Amistad Dr. Michael Zeuske of the University of Cologne will speak on his new findings in Cuban and Spanish archives on the Amistad and its captain, Ramón Ferrer, and what they tell us about slavery and the slave trade in Cuba and the Atlantic world in the nineteenth century. Please join … Continue reading Zeuske on the Amistad, Slavery and Slave Trade (Fordham)