BOOK: Flory on Slavery, l’Engagisme and Rachetés in the French Caribbean | Karthala

Céline Flory, De l esclavage à la liberté forcée. Histoire des travailleurs africains engagés dans la Caraïbe française au XIXe siècle (Paris: Karthala, 2015). via Karthala:   "Entre 1854 et 1862, plus de 18 500 hommes, femmes et enfants originaires du continent africain, furent amenés en Guyane, en Guadeloupe et en Martinique. Afin d’y circonscrire … Continue reading BOOK: Flory on Slavery, l’Engagisme and Rachetés in the French Caribbean | Karthala

ARTICLE: Barragan on Female Slaveholders in Colombia

Yesenia Barragan, “Gendering Mastery: Female Slaveholders in the Colombian Pacific Lowlands.” Slavery & Abolition (July 24, 2017): 1–26. Abstract: "This article examines the lives and power exercised by female slaveholders in the frontier lowlands of the Pacific coast of Colombia during the first half of the nineteenth century. Utilizing records from the Independence era to … Continue reading ARTICLE: Barragan on Female Slaveholders in Colombia

BOOK: Acerbi on Street Occupations in Brazil

Patricia Acerbi, Street Occupations: Urban Vending in Rio de Janeiro, 1850–1925. University of Texas Press, 2017. via University of Texas Press: "Street vending has supplied the inhabitants of Rio de Janeiro with basic goods for several centuries. Once the province of African slaves and free blacks, street commerce became a site of expanded (mostly European) … Continue reading BOOK: Acerbi on Street Occupations in Brazil

VIDEO: Glymph on The System of Slavery, Domesticity, and Violence

Published on Mar 24, 2017: MOOC WHAW1.1x | Women Have Always Worked: The U.S. Experience 1700 - 1920 ColumbiaX | Alice Kessler-Harris "As we see American women coming into positions of unprecedented economic and political power, we start to wonder: why now? The Women Have Always Worked MOOC, offered in two parts, explores the history … Continue reading VIDEO: Glymph on The System of Slavery, Domesticity, and Violence

SOURCE: Petition signed by John Cuffe and Paul Cuffe regarding taxation | @NMAAHC

via @NMAACH: "Paul Cuffe was born a free man in Massachusetts. His mother was Native American and his father was of West African Ashanti lineage. An entrepreneur and philanthropist, Cuffe gained wealth as owner of an international shipping company. Despite his success, as an African American he was viewed as a second-class citizen and denied … Continue reading SOURCE: Petition signed by John Cuffe and Paul Cuffe regarding taxation | @NMAAHC

Happy May Day 2017 from #ADPhD

May 1. March, protest, strike. Black labor matters. https://www.instagram.com/p/BTjBHQlBxpE/?taken-by=afrxdiasporaphd https://www.instagram.com/p/BTjBoA5hSxI/?taken-by=afrxdiasporaphd https://www.instagram.com/p/BTjB5yLBkGK/?taken-by=afrxdiasporaphd   https://www.instagram.com/p/BTjCPGCBWJd/?taken-by=afrxdiasporaphd   https://www.instagram.com/p/BTjCUHshxOO/?taken-by=afrxdiasporaphd      

BOOK: Sinha on Abolition as the “Slave’s Cause”

Manisha Sinha, The Slave’s Cause: A History of Abolition. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2016. via Yale U Press: "Received historical wisdom casts abolitionists as bourgeois, mostly white reformers burdened by racial paternalism and economic conservatism. Manisha Sinha overturns this image, broadening her scope beyond the antebellum period usually associated with abolitionism and recasting … Continue reading BOOK: Sinha on Abolition as the “Slave’s Cause”

BOOK: Lightfoot on Slavery and Freedom in Antigua

Natasha Lightfoot, Troubling Freedom: Antigua and the Aftermath of British Emancipation. Durham: Duke University Press Books, 2015. via Duke University Press: "In 1834 Antigua became the only British colony in the Caribbean to move directly from slavery to full emancipation. Immediate freedom, however, did not live up to its promise, as it did not guarantee … Continue reading BOOK: Lightfoot on Slavery and Freedom in Antigua