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On Being Portuguese: Luso-tropicalism, Migrations and the Politics of Citizenship

José Carlos Pina Almeida and David Corkill

in Creolizing Europe: Legacies and Transformations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381717
eISBN:
9781781382288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381717.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

José Carlos Almeida and David Corkill interrogate the implications of the European colonial project in tracing new cartographies and phenomena. Departing from reolization as a concept which refers to ... More


At the Limits of Memory: Legacies of Slavery in the Francophone World

Nicola Frith and Kate Hodgson (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781781381595
eISBN:
9781781382240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381595.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Recent years have seen a growing body of literature dedicated to memories of slavery in the Anglophone world, yet little has been done to approach this subject from Francophone perspectives. This ... More


Indentured Labour

James Heartfield

in The British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society, 1838–1956: A History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190491673
eISBN:
9780190662981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190491673.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

After abolition many tropical enterprises in the Caribbean, Africa and Asia relied on indentured or “coolie” labor. The “coolies” were mostly Chinese or Indian workers who had been recruited on ... More


South Africa

James Heartfield

in The British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society, 1838–1956: A History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190491673
eISBN:
9780190662981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190491673.003.0019
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The Society had taken an interest in South Africa after the war with the Boers had highlighted the position of the black Africans there. The Society joined in campaigns against Chinese Coolie labor ... More


Childhood, Colonialism, and Nation-Building: Child Labor in Virginia and New York

Autumn Barrett

in Tracing Childhood: Bioarchaeological Investigations of Early Lives in Antiquity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049830
eISBN:
9780813050324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049830.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This study investigates the role of children's labor in Virginia and New York during the seventeenth to nineteenth centuries. Free and enslaved children comprised part of the labor forces that built ... More


Slavery and Its Legacies: Remembering Labour Exploitation in the Francophone World

Nicola Frith and Kate Hodgson

in At the Limits of Memory: Legacies of Slavery in the Francophone World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781781381595
eISBN:
9781781382240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381595.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Frith and Hodgson’s opening chapter provides a broad overview of the memorialization of slavery in the Francophone world contrary to the lack of memorialization of other forms of labour exploitation. ... More


Multiple Memories: Slavery and Indenture in Mauritian Literature in French

Srilata Ravi

in At the Limits of Memory: Legacies of Slavery in the Francophone World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781781381595
eISBN:
9781781382240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381595.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

In chapter eight, Srilata Ravi engages with the ‘double colonial heritage’ of slavery and indentured labour in Mauritius through literature as a form of cultural memory. The impact of ethnicized ... More


From Forgetting to Remembrance: Slavery and Forced Labour in Tunisia

Inès Mrad Dali

in At the Limits of Memory: Legacies of Slavery in the Francophone World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781781381595
eISBN:
9781781382240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381595.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Chapter ten, by Inès mrad Dali, considers the obscured history of the black population of Tunisia, popularly considered to be descendants of slaves from the trans-Saharan trade, but many of whom ... More


Cartographies of Memory, Politics of Emancipation

Françoise Vergès

in At the Limits of Memory: Legacies of Slavery in the Francophone World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781781381595
eISBN:
9781781382240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381595.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

In this concluding chapter, Françoise Vergès offers a global overview of the politics of memory related to slavery and the slave trade across the Francophone world. She opens up a number of important ... More


‘Tis enough that we give them liberty’? Liberated Africans at Sierra Leone in the early era of slave-trade suppression

Emma Christopher

in The suppression of the Atlantic slave trade: British policies, practices and representations of naval coercion

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719085116
eISBN:
9781781708934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085116.003.0003
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Emma Christopher’s chapter reveals the realities of freedom for Africans ‘liberated’ by the Royal Navy from the Atlantic slave trade. She traces the lives of Sierra Leoneans through colonial records ... More


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