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Race and Slavery in the Middle East: Histories of Trans-Saharan Africans in 19th-Century Egypt, Sudan, and the Ottoman Mediterranean

Terence Walz and Kenneth M. Cuno (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163982
eISBN:
9781617970221
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163982.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

In the nineteenth century hundreds of thousands of Africans were forcibly migrated northward to Egypt and other eastern Mediterranean destinations, yet relatively little is known about them. Studies ... More


Hunting Black Skins

Grégoire Chamayou and Steven Rendall

in Manhunts: A Philosophical History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151656
eISBN:
9781400842254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151656.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter discusses the hunt for blacks that began in the fifteenth century, and reached its full extent with the “discovery” of America and the rise of triangular trade—that is, with the ... More


Thomas Fowell Buxton and the Niger Expedition

David Lambert

in Mastering the Niger: James MacQueen's African Geography and the Struggle over Atlantic Slavery

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226078069
eISBN:
9780226078236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226078236.003.0007
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter focuses on the realisation of James MacQueen’s Niger scheme, twenty years after it had been proposed, through a surprising collaboration with members of the antislavery movement, ... More


Epilogue: Indians and the Origins of American Slavery —and Abolitionism

Margaret Ellen Newell

in Brethren by Nature: New England Indians, Colonists, and the Origins of American Slavery

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801434150
eISBN:
9780801456480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801434150.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter argues that while Indian slavery became the forgotten story subsumed in the larger story of racialized slavery in both history and memory, Indians were the charter generation. Indian ... More


A Second Removal?: The Rise and Defeat of Black Colonization

Paul Frymer

in Building an American Empire: The Era of Territorial and Political Expansion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691166056
eISBN:
9781400885350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691166056.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the question of how the nation would eventually respond to the increasing numbers of free blacks as well as the impending end of legalized African slavery. It considers the ... More


Slavery

Tiya Miles

in Ties That Bind: The Story of an Afro-Cherokee Family in Slavery and Freedom

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520285637
eISBN:
9780520961029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285637.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter provides an overview of the development of African slavery among the Cherokees, reprises the debate over the comparison of white and Indian slaveholding, and speculates about Doll's ... More


‘Too Solemn for Laughter’?: Scottish Abolitionists and the Mock Apology for Slavery

Ross Carroll

in Uncivil Mirth: Ridicule in Enlightenment Britain

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780691182551
eISBN:
9780691220536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182551.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter turns to a group of critics on the fringes of the Scottish Enlightenment who deployed ridicule for a very different political cause: the campaign against the Atlantic slave trade. ... More


Introduction

James Horn and Paul Musselwhite

in Virginia 1619: Slavery and Freedom in the Making of English America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651798
eISBN:
9781469651811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651798.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This introduction frames the momentous events of 1619 as a coordinated and considered series of responses to the challenges that the Virginia Company faced in the second half of the 1610s. It ... More


Brase’s Case: Making Slave Law as Customary Law in Virginia’s General Court, 1619–1625

Paul D. Halliday

in Virginia 1619: Slavery and Freedom in the Making of English America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651798
eISBN:
9781469651811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651798.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter reconsiders the foundations of slave law in Virginia in the years immediately following 1619. In contrast to prevailing trends in English law, the colonial experience in Virginia granted ... More


The Royal Navy and West Africa, 1843-1857

Mark C. Hunter

in Policing the Seas: Anglo-American Relations and the Equatorial Atlantic, 1819-1865

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893465
eISBN:
9781786944580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893465.003.0006
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter analyses the British naval policies concerning West Africa between 1843 and 1857. During this period, Britain sought to encourage legitimate commerce and curtail slavery for its own ... More


The Party of Order: The Conservatives, the State, and Slavery in the Brazilian Monarchy, 1831–1871

Jeffrey D. Needell

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753692
eISBN:
9780804768061
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753692.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This study analyzes Brazil's monarchy, which adapted European ideas and practices to a creole plantation society that was traditionally based on African slavery. It focuses upon the Conservatives, ... More


Traders and Captives

Sean M. Kelley

in The Voyage of the Slave Ship Hare: A Journey into Captivity from Sierra Leone to South Carolina

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627687
eISBN:
9781469627700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627687.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter uses the Hare’s records to determine where on the Upper Guinea Coast they were purchased, which in turn provides important clues to their origins. Although Bance Island was Sierra ... More


The US Navy and West Africa, 1843-1857

Mark C. Hunter

in Policing the Seas: Anglo-American Relations and the Equatorial Atlantic, 1819-1865

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893465
eISBN:
9781786944580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893465.003.0007
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter analyses American naval policies concerning West Africa between 1843 and 1857, in contrast to the previous chapter concerning the Royal Navy. In particular it explores the US West ... More


Fear of a Black Atlantic? African Passages in Absalom, Absalom! and The Last Slaver

Jeff Karem

in Global Faulkner

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732115
eISBN:
9781604733549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732115.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses how Absalom, Absalom! plays a central role in understanding Faulkner’s vision of the Caribbean and Africa, a vision that it argues evades “specific historical knowledge, in ... More


Voices of the Enslaved in Nineteenth-Century Cuba: A Documentary History

Gloria Garcia Rodriguez

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832189
eISBN:
9781469602660
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877678_garcia_rodriguez
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Putting the voices of the enslaved front and center, this study presents an overview of African slavery in Cuba and its relationship to the plantation system that was the economic center of the New ... More


I Cannot Banish the Horrid Picture

Susan E. Lindsey

in Liberty Brought Us Here: The True Story of American Slaves Who Migrated to Liberia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179339
eISBN:
9780813179353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179339.003.0014
Subject:
History, World Modern History

In 1840, the white Liberian governor, Thomas Buchanan, steps aboard a schooner in Sierra Leone. The stench hits him immediately: sweat, vomit, putrefying wounds, human waste, and the unmistakable ... More


Epilogue (as Prologue): Toward a Black Radical Liberalism

Charles W. Mills

in Black Rights/White Wrongs: The Critique of Racial Liberalism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190245412
eISBN:
9780190245450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190245412.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The epilogue (which is also a prologue) offers some tentative suggestions for the development of what it calls a “black radical liberalism.” Such a liberalism would draw on crucial elements of the ... More


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