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The Resource Abolition : a history of slavery and antislavery, Seymour Drescher

Abolition : a history of slavery and antislavery, Seymour Drescher

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Abolition : a history of slavery and antislavery
Title
Abolition
Title remainder
a history of slavery and antislavery
Statement of responsibility
Seymour Drescher
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In one form or another, slavery has existed throughout the world for millennia. It helped to change the world, and the world transformed the institution. In the 1450s, when Europeans from the small corner of the globe least enmeshed in the institution first interacted with peoples of other continents, they created, in the Americas, the most dynamic, productive, and exploitative system of coerced labor in human history. Three centuries later these same intercontinental actions produced a movement that successfully challenged the institution at the peak of its dynamism. Within another century a new surge of European expansion constructed Old World empires under the banner of antislavery. However, twentieth-century Europe itself was inundated by a new system of slavery, larger and more deadly than its earlier system of New World slavery. This book examines these dramatic expansions and contractions of the institution of slavery and the impact of violence, economics, and civil society in the ebb and flow of slavery and antislavery during the last five centuries
Cataloging source
DLC
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Drescher, Seymour
Dewey number
306.3/6209
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Slavery
  • Antislavery movements
  • Sklaverei
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Abolition : a history of slavery and antislavery, Seymour Drescher
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Extension -- A perennial institution -- Expanding slavery -- Extension and tension -- Crisis -- Border skirmishes -- Age of the American Revolution, 1770s-1820s -- Franco-American Revolutions, 1780s-1820s -- Latin American Revolutions, 1810s-1820s -- Abolitionism without revolution: Great Britain, 1770s-1820s -- Contraction -- British emancipation -- From colonial emancipation to global abolition -- The end of slavery in Anglo-America -- Abolishing New World slavery: Latin America -- Emancipation in the Old World, 1880s-1920s -- Reversion -- Reversion in Europe -- Cycles actual and counterfactual
Control code
778594
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xi, 471 pages
Isbn
9780521600859
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2009006849
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780521600859
  • (OCoLC)311262945
Label
Abolition : a history of slavery and antislavery, Seymour Drescher
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Extension -- A perennial institution -- Expanding slavery -- Extension and tension -- Crisis -- Border skirmishes -- Age of the American Revolution, 1770s-1820s -- Franco-American Revolutions, 1780s-1820s -- Latin American Revolutions, 1810s-1820s -- Abolitionism without revolution: Great Britain, 1770s-1820s -- Contraction -- British emancipation -- From colonial emancipation to global abolition -- The end of slavery in Anglo-America -- Abolishing New World slavery: Latin America -- Emancipation in the Old World, 1880s-1920s -- Reversion -- Reversion in Europe -- Cycles actual and counterfactual
Control code
778594
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xi, 471 pages
Isbn
9780521600859
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2009006849
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780521600859
  • (OCoLC)311262945

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