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The Reinvention of Atlantic Slavery: Technology, Labor, Race, and Capitalism in the Greater Caribbean

Daniel B. Rood

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190655266
eISBN:
9780190655297
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190655266.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Rood’s book shows how, in an age of industrial growth and expanding antislavery movements, ambitious planters in the Upper US South, Cuba, and Brazil forged a new set of relationships with one ... More


New Brunswick Years: Becoming an Atlantic Trader

Daniel L. Schafer

in Zephaniah Kingsley Jr. and the Atlantic World: Slave Trader, Plantation Owner, Emancipator

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044620
eISBN:
9780813046341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044620.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The effort by Zephaniah Kingsley Sr. to establish a mercantile business in a frontier area of Nova Scotia, where thousands of Loyalists settled after being banished from their homes in the British ... More


“My Saddle Bags Loaded with Specie”: Caribbean Commerce in the Age of Revolution

Daniel L. Schafer

in Zephaniah Kingsley Jr. and the Atlantic World: Slave Trader, Plantation Owner, Emancipator

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044620
eISBN:
9780813046341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044620.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

During the 1790s, Zephaniah Kingsley Jr. was a ship captain engaged in sugar and coffee trade in the West Indies. In 1793, his ship was seized by a French privateer and sold at an Admiralty Court ... More


Introduction: Atlantic Inversions

Daniel B. Rood

in The Reinvention of Atlantic Slavery: Technology, Labor, Race, and Capitalism in the Greater Caribbean

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190655266
eISBN:
9780190655297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190655266.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The introduction reprises the topics and arguments of the book’s chapters, situating the author’s research and analysis within the relevant literature on slavery and capitalism in the Atlantic World, ... More


Sweetness and Debasement: Flour and Coffee in the Richmond-Rio Circuit

Daniel B. Rood

in The Reinvention of Atlantic Slavery: Technology, Labor, Race, and Capitalism in the Greater Caribbean

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190655266
eISBN:
9780190655297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190655266.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Southern railroad experts next moved to southeastern Brazil, where their topographic and racial expertise was in high demand. While becoming the world’s largest coffee producer, Brazil benefited from ... More


Entangled Technologies: Richmond and the Transformation of American Flour Milling

Daniel B. Rood

in The Reinvention of Atlantic Slavery: Technology, Labor, Race, and Capitalism in the Greater Caribbean

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190655266
eISBN:
9780190655297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190655266.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines how Brazilian bakers’ particular demands led to the consolidation of flour milling in Richmond and in turn to the construction of automated, industrial-scale flour mills—then ... More


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