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The Demise of the Plantation

Martin Ruef

in Between Slavery and Capitalism: The Legacy of Emancipation in the American South

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691162775
eISBN:
9781400852642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162775.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines how Southern blacks and whites confronted categorical—as well as classical—uncertainty, as the maintenance of plantation agriculture proved increasingly untenable. Social ... More


Slave Labor

Leland Donald

in Aboriginal Slavery on the Northwest Coast of North America

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520206168
eISBN:
9780520918115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520206168.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores slave labor and its ramifications for the various societies in the Northwest Coast. It describes the tasks performed by slaves, and explains the traditional assessments of the ... More


The Roman Campagna

Robert Sallares

in Malaria and Rome: A History of Malaria in Ancient Italy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199248506
eISBN:
9780191714634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248506.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter studies malaria in the countryside around Rome, the Roman Campagna. It considers the interaction between malaria and the agricultural system of Latium in the past, in which animal ... More


The Acquisition and Sale of Slaves

Catherine Hezser

in Jewish Slavery in Antiquity

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199280865
eISBN:
9780191712852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280865.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

The employment of slaves was advantageous only under particular circumstances, and these circumstances also determined whether slave owners would rely on slave labour only or combine slave labour ... More


A Nuremberg Historiography of the Holocaust?

Donald Bloxham

in Genocide on Trial: War Crimes Trials and the Formation of Holocaust History and Memory

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208723
eISBN:
9780191717017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208723.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter concerns the record of Nazism and its specific crimes that the trials created for posterity. It shows that the preconceptions of the Allied lawyers took no account of many criminal ... More


Confederate Slave Impressment in the Upper South

Jaime Amanda Martinez

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469610740
eISBN:
9781469612591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469610757_Martinez
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Under policies instituted by the Confederacy, white Virginians and North Carolinians surrendered control over portions of their slave populations to state authorities, military officials, and the ... More


Changes in Slavery, 1780–1880

Leland Donald

in Aboriginal Slavery on the Northwest Coast of North America

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520206168
eISBN:
9780520918115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520206168.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter considers the changes in slavery in the Northwest Coast between 1780 and 1880, providing a brief account of contact history on the Northwest Coast and describing later events that ... More


Free Labour and the Plantation Economy

William A. Green

in British Slave Emancipation

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202783
eISBN:
9780191675515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202783.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History

For several abolitionists, free labour could produce tropical products more cheaply than slave labour. For them, the freedom of the West Indies slaves could destroy the slave trade and slavery ... More


Power, Prosperity, and Liberty

Richard Huzzey

in Freedom Burning: Anti-Slavery and Empire in Victorian Britain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451089
eISBN:
9780801465819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451089.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

As an anti-slavery pioneer, Victorian Britons had to decide whether an anti-slavery nation could or should wean itself off an addiction to the fruits of slavery. Sugar created a particular dilemma ... More


Stalin’s Slaves: The Rise of Gulag Consciousness

Susan L. Carruthers

in Cold War Captives: Imprisonment, Escape, and Brainwashing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520257306
eISBN:
9780520944794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257306.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter shows how Washington waged a concerted campaign to draw attention to the Soviet gulag during the late 1940s and early 1950s. The gulag's exposure forms a compelling case study in the ... More


How Did Race Get Colored?: Gender and Sexuality in the American South

Mary P. Ryan

in Mysteries of Sex: Tracing Women and Men through American History

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830628
eISBN:
9781469606057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876688_ryan.6
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter discusses the role of sexuality and related gender practices in constructing racial boundaries in the United States. It describes the role of gender in the process of racial formation ... More


Striking at the Root of Corruption: American Quakers and the Boycott in the Early National Period

Julie L. Holcomb

in Moral Commerce: Quakers and the Transatlantic Boycott of the Slave Labor Economy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780801452086
eISBN:
9781501706073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452086.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the abstention movement after the abolition of the international slave trade by Britain in 1807 and the United States in 1808, with particular emphasis on the impact of Quaker ... More


Prize Goods: The Quaker Origins of the Slave-Labor Boycott

Julie L. Holcomb

in Moral Commerce: Quakers and the Transatlantic Boycott of the Slave Labor Economy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780801452086
eISBN:
9781501706073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452086.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter traces the origins of the Quakers' boycott of slave labor. It begins with a discussion of two processes that were critical to the development of Quaker abstention in the eighteenth ... More


To Equalize the Burden: Slave Impressment and the Expanding Confederate State, 1863–1864

Jaime Amanda Martinez

in Confederate Slave Impressment in the Upper South

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469610740
eISBN:
9781469612591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469610740.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter discusses slave impressment from 1863–1864. The earliest state and national laws on slave impressment failed to mandate both mechanisms for enforcement and penalties for noncompliance, ... More


Hundreds Have Been Called: Slave Impressment at the Local and State Levels, 1861–1863

Jaime Amanda Martinez

in Confederate Slave Impressment in the Upper South

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469610740
eISBN:
9781469612591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469610740.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter discusses slave impressment from 1861–1863. Military use of slave labor at the start of the war revealed issues that state legislatures would need to resolve for the Confederate army to ... More


The President's Mishap: From Engineer Laborers to Potential Confederate Soldiers, 1864–1865

Jaime Amanda Martinez

in Confederate Slave Impressment in the Upper South

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469610740
eISBN:
9781469612591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469610740.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter discusses slave impressment 1864–1865. It argues that slave impressment eroded the master's authority over his slaves, even those who were not subject to impressment. Congress created ... More


War Crimes

Kevin Jon Heller

in The Nuremberg Military Tribunals and the Origins of International Criminal Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199554317
eISBN:
9780191728624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554317.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the tribunals' war-crimes jurisprudence. Section 1 explores when the Hague and Geneva Conventions applied, how the tribunals defined ‘occupation’, and whether the applicability ... More


The Demographic Decline of Caribbean Slave Populations: New Evidence from the Transatlantic and Intra-American Slave Trades

David Eltis and Paul Lachance

in Extending the Frontiers: Essays on the New Transatlantic Slave Trade Database

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300134360
eISBN:
9780300151749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300134360.003.0012
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on the decline rate of the Caribbean slaves' population growth. New data on the arrival of slaves in the Americas together with new information on what has come to be called the ... More


Enslaved Men and Work

Sergio A. Lussana

in My Brother Slaves: "Friendship, Masculinity, and Resistance in the Antebellum South"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813166940
eISBN:
9780813167848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166940.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter analyzes the work of enslaved men. Throughout the South, on large plantations, in industry, and in skilled work, enslaved men often worked in distinctly homosocial spaces. Owners of ... More


Free Labor and Slave Labor

Stanley L. Engerman and Robert A. Margo

in Founding Choices: American Economic Policy in the 1790s

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226384740
eISBN:
9780226384764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226384764.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter focuses on how the abundance of land in America implied a shortage of labor, which was mitigated not only by rapid natural increase, but also by the immigration of free labor, indentured ... More


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