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The American crucible : slavery, emancipation and human rights, Robin Blackburn

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The American crucible : slavery, emancipation and human rights
Title
The American crucible
Title remainder
slavery, emancipation and human rights
Statement of responsibility
Robin Blackburn
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A history of the rise and abolition of slavery in the Americas covers such topics as the plantation revolution of the seventeenth century, the emergence of anti-slavery thought, and the contributions of such figures as Thomas Paine and Frederick Douglass
Writing style
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10175560
Cataloging source
IEB
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Blackburn, Robin
Dewey number
306.3/62097
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Slavery
  • Europe
  • Slaves
  • Slavery
  • Antislavery movements
  • Human rights
Target audience
adult
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slavery, emancipation and human rights
Label
The American crucible : slavery, emancipation and human rights, Robin Blackburn
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Zones of slave-based development and of slave resistance, c. 1770 -- Slavery and the West -- pt. 1. Empires and plantations. The Spanish conquest : destruction, enslavement, and the Baroque -- Mercantile empire and the slave plantation : Brazil leads, the Dutch, English, and French refine the formula -- Plantation hierarchy, social order and the Atlantic system -- pt. 2. The subversive boom. Slavery and industrialization -- Black aspirations and the 'Picaresque Proletariat' -- The planters back colonial revolt -- From the critique of slavery to the abolitionist movement -- pt. 3. The Haitian pivot. Haitians claim the rights of man -- Results and prospects I : slave-trade abolition -- Results and prospects II : Latin America -- pt. 4. The age of abolition. Abolitionism advances, but slavery is resurgent -- Anti-slavery : its scope, character and appeal -- The keys to emancipation -- The spiral path : ambiguous victories, contested legacies
Control code
ocn714889046
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
498, [4] p.
Isbn
9781844675692
Lccn
2011282161
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)714889046
Label
The American crucible : slavery, emancipation and human rights, Robin Blackburn
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Zones of slave-based development and of slave resistance, c. 1770 -- Slavery and the West -- pt. 1. Empires and plantations. The Spanish conquest : destruction, enslavement, and the Baroque -- Mercantile empire and the slave plantation : Brazil leads, the Dutch, English, and French refine the formula -- Plantation hierarchy, social order and the Atlantic system -- pt. 2. The subversive boom. Slavery and industrialization -- Black aspirations and the 'Picaresque Proletariat' -- The planters back colonial revolt -- From the critique of slavery to the abolitionist movement -- pt. 3. The Haitian pivot. Haitians claim the rights of man -- Results and prospects I : slave-trade abolition -- Results and prospects II : Latin America -- pt. 4. The age of abolition. Abolitionism advances, but slavery is resurgent -- Anti-slavery : its scope, character and appeal -- The keys to emancipation -- The spiral path : ambiguous victories, contested legacies
Control code
ocn714889046
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
498, [4] p.
Isbn
9781844675692
Lccn
2011282161
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)714889046

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