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Constructing and Contesting Histories of Slavery at the Cape, South Africa

Antonia Malan and Nigel Worden

in Slavery in Africa: Archaeology and Memory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264782
eISBN:
9780191754012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264782.003.0017
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter discusses slavery in South Africa. Chattel slavery existed in early colonial South Africa from the inception of the Dutch permanent settlement in 1658 until formal emancipation of slaves ... More


Ancient Greek and Roman Slaveries

Mary Nyquist

in Arbitrary Rule: Slavery, Tyranny, and the Power of Life and Death

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226015538
eISBN:
9780226015675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226015675.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter is concerned mainly with interrelations in Greek and Roman political thought between two modes of slavery: on the one hand, chattel slavery, a social institution that affected every ... More


Why Reparations?

Rahul Kumar

in Philosophical Foundations of the Law of Torts

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780198701385
eISBN:
9780191770654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701385.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter discusses the normative basis of claims to reparations for historical injustice. It is particularly concerned with reparations claims pressed by those who were born several generations ... More


“A Peculiarly ‘Ocular’ Institution”

Jasmine Nichole Cobb

in Picture Freedom: Remaking Black Visuality in the Early Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479817221
eISBN:
9781479830619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479817221.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the visual underpinnings of chattel slavery in order to contextualize the cultural crisis represented by free Blacks at the end of the eighteenth century. It considers how ... More


Owning and Being Owned: Property, Slavery, and Creek Nationhood to 1865

David A. Chang

in The Color of the Land: Race, Nation, and the Politics of Landownership in Oklahoma, 1832-1929

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833650
eISBN:
9781469604398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895764_chang.5
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter traces the ways that events in the Creek Nation's homeland in Alabama and Georgia set the stage for an intensification of the practice of private land use after removal to what is now ... More


Unthinking Decision: Enslavement of Negroes in America to 1700

Winthrop D. Jordan

in White Over Black: American Attitudes toward the Negro, 1550-1812

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834022
eISBN:
9781469600765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807838686_jordan.8
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter illustrates how no one had in mind to establish the institution of Negro slavery at the start of English settlement in America. Yet in less than a century the foundations of a peculiar ... More


Abolition

BERNARD LEWIS

in Race and Slavery in the Middle East: An Historical Enquiry

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195053265
eISBN:
9780199854561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195053265.003.0011
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The chapter focuses on the revulsion against slavery which gave rise to a strong abolitionist movement in England during the nineteenth century. This also affected other Western countries including ... More


Women's Rights and Transatlantic Antislavery in the Era of Emancipation

Kathryn Kish Sklar and James Stewart (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300115932
eISBN:
9780300137866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300115932.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Two epochal developments profoundly influenced the history of the Atlantic world between 1770 and 1870—the rise of women's rights activism and the drive to eliminate chattel slavery. The chapters ... More


Introduction

Tanya Maria Golash-Boza

in Yo Soy Negro: Blackness in Peru

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035741
eISBN:
9780813038490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035741.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The majority of the people in Ingenio are the descendants of enslaved Africans brought to Peru on ships more than three centuries ago. This chapter explores why this history of chattel slavery is not ... More


/The Spectacle of Reform: Theater and Prison in Hawthorne's Blithedale Romance

Jennifer Greiman

in Democracy's Spectacle: Sovereignty and Public Life in Antebellum American Writing

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823230990
eISBN:
9780823241156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823230990.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Chattel slavery provided a model of lawful violence, against which other forms of exceptional penalty — capital punishment, solitary confinement — operated in the United States in the early decades ... More


“An Unfeeling Traffick”: The Intercolonial Movement of Slaves in the British Caribbean, 1807–1833

Hilary McD. Beckles

in The Chattel Principle: Internal Slave Trades in the Americas

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300103557
eISBN:
9780300129472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300103557.003.0011
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter discusses how stakeholders of the plantation system were divided after 1807 with respect to its economic condition, viability, and responsiveness to meaningful social reform. The ... More


Coming of Age in Mississippi: The Life and Times of Warner McCary

Angela Pulley Hudson

in Real Native Genius: How an Ex-Slave and a White Mormon Became Famous Indians

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624433
eISBN:
9781469624457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624433.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter focuses on Warner McCary's desire to escape his hometown of Natchez, Mississippi, and his own painful past by reinventing himself. It explores the brickyards and barbershops of the ... More


Waves of Calamity

Sowande' M. Mustakeem

in Slavery at Sea: Terror, Sex, and Sickness in the Middle Passage

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040559
eISBN:
9780252098994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040559.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines how human beings were transformed into chattel property amid business ventures conducted on the African side of the Atlantic Ocean. More specifically, it considers how foreign ... More


British Radical Attitudes towards the United States of America in the 1790s: The Case of William Winterbotham

Emma Macleod

in Liberty, Property and Popular Politics: England and Scotland, 1688-1815. Essays in Honour of H. T. Dickinson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474405676
eISBN:
9781474418805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474405676.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines British radical attitudes towards America during the 1790s by taking up the case of William Winterbotham, a Plymouth Baptist preacher who was jailed in Newgate prison for four ... More


The Slave Trade and Slavery in the Americas: Transcontinental Trends

Aline Helg

in Slave No More: Self-Liberation before Abolitionism in the Americas

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469649634
eISBN:
9781469649658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649634.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter outlines the major phases of the slave trade in relation to colonization and the evolution of the institution of slavery. Between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries, the Christian ... More


Introduction: Black Futures and the Queer Times of Life: Finance, Flesh, and the Imagination

Kara Keeling

in Queer Times, Black Futures

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780814748329
eISBN:
9781479841998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748329.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on the use of speculation in corporate scenarios in order to introduce the book’s main themes of speculation, futurity, interdisciplinarity, finance capital, queer temporality, ... More


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