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Introduction: Slavery, Social Revolutions and Enduring Memories

Paul J. Lane and Kevin C. Macdonald

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/9780197264782.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

Slavery played an important role in the economies of most historically documented African states of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. This introductory chapter considers the regionality and ... More


Introducing Doulology

Chris L. de Wet

in Preaching Bondage: John Chrysostom and the Discourse of Slavery in Early Christianity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780520286214
eISBN:
9780520961555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286214.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This book explores the dynamics of the discourse of slavery, referred to as doulology, in the homilies of fourth-century priest and bishop John Chrysostom. Drawing on the analytical concepts of ... More


Segou: Warfare and the Origins of a State of Slavery

Kevin C. Macdonald and Seydou Camara

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/9780197264782.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

The Bamana state of Segou (c.1700–1861) has been used as an exemplar of the slave system of economic production amongst Sahelian states by anthropologists and historians such as Bazin (1974), Roberts ... More


An Alternative Approach: Remodelling and Refinements

Michio Morishima

in Theory of Economic Growth

Published in print:
1969
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198281641
eISBN:
9780191596667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198281641.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The argument developed in the previous chapter was based on the tacit assumption that the production of goods by means of goods and labour is independent of the feeding of labour, and was described ... More


“False, Feigned, and Scandalous Words” Sexual Slander and Racial Ideology Among Whites in Colonial North Carolina

Kirsten Fischer

in The Devil's Lane: Sex and Race in the Early South

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112436
eISBN:
9780199854271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112436.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines European American's ideas about race in North Carolina's expanding of the slave society. The damaging rumors of illicit sex that European settlers circulated about each other ... More


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

Margaret Ellen Newell

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801434150
eISBN:
9780801456480
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801434150.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book reveals a little-known aspect of American history: English colonists in New England enslaved thousands of Indians. Massachusetts became the first English colony to legalize slavery in 1641, ... More


Uneasy Rest the Masters: Strains from Below in the 1850s

William L. Barney

in Rebels in the Making: The Secession Crisis and the Birth of the Confederacy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190076085
eISBN:
9780190076115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190076085.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Political History

The maturation of the slave economy by the 1850s restricted opportunities for whites and provoked populist stirrings of discontent challenging planter rule. The cotton prosperity of the decade ... More


Exodus in the Wilderness: Making Bitter Water Sweet

Herbert Robinson Marbury

in Pillars of Cloud and Fire: The Politics of Exodus in African American Biblical Interpretation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479835966
eISBN:
9781479875030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479835966.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses black biblical interpretation between 1865 and the Nadir. It analyzes the interpretive activity of two prominent figures: Frances E. W. Harper and John Jasper. In the wake of ... More


Empire and Its Discontents in Classical Latin

Walter Cohen

in A History of European Literature: The West and the World from Antiquity to the Present

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198732679
eISBN:
9780191796951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732679.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The history of classical Latin literature is closely connected to the fortunes of Roman imperialism, its crucial slave economy, and increasing inequality, under both the Republic and the Empire. The ... More


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