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Slavery in Africa: Archaeology and Memory

Paul Lane and Kevin C. MacDonald (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264782
eISBN:
9780191754012
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264782.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

The role and consequences of slavery in the history of Africa have been brought to the fore recently in historical, anthropological, and archaeological research. Public remembrances — such as ... More


Feminizing White Slavery in the United States: Marcus Braun and the Transnational Traffic in White Bodies, 1890–1910

Gunther Peck

in Workers Across the Americas: The Transnational Turn in Labor History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199731633
eISBN:
9780199894420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731633.003.0017
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

Between 1890 and 1910, a dramatic shift occurred in cultural perceptions of public policies toward “white slavery” in North America, with stories about trafficked female prostitutes displacing ... More


Death and Theory: Or, the Problem of Counterfactual Sex

Kathryn Schwarz

in Sex before Sex: Figuring the Act in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680764
eISBN:
9781452948560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680764.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the bond between sex and death, focusing on the account of the Roman mythical character named Lucretia. Lucretia’s story of violence and rape emphasizes the unstable foundation ... More


Introduction: The Historical and Comparative Study of Cross-Cultural Trade

Francesca Trivellato

in Religion and Trade: Cross-Cultural Exchanges in World History, 1000-1900

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199379187
eISBN:
9780199379224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199379187.003.0011
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, History of Religion

The introduction lays out the volume’s contours and agenda. It outlines key approaches and concepts that have characterized classic studies of cross-cultural trade by historians such as S. D. ... More


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