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Black ivory : a history of British slavery /
James Walvin.
imprint
Washington, D.C. : Howard University Press, 1994.
description
xii, 365 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
ISBN
0882581821 (acid-free paper) :
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imprint
Washington, D.C. : Howard University Press, 1994.
isbn
0882581821 (acid-free paper) :
general note
Originally published: London : HarperCollins, 1992.
catalogue key
5244988
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. [337]-339) and index.
A Look Inside
Table of Contents
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Chronology of Main Events
Maps
A View from London
Consuming Passionsp. 3
Murdering Menp. 11
Traumas
Slaves, Traders and Africap. 25
Crossing the Atlanticp. 38
Landfallp. 59
Working Lives
Plantations, Slaves and Plantersp. 69
In the Fieldsp. 91
Skillsp. 104
Womenp. 119
Disease and Deathp. 135
Resting
Slaves at Easep. 157
Religionp. 176
Families and Communitiesp. 198
Sex in the Slave Quartersp. 214
Fighting Back
Violencep. 233
Rebellionsp. 253
A Leap in the Dark: Runawaysp. 279
Consequences
Ending It All: The Crusade Against Slaveryp. 301
The Plight of Africap. 317
The Problems of Freedomp. 325
Bibliographical Notep. 337
Referencesp. 340
Sources of Illustrationsp. 356
Indexp. 357
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