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Title The Oxford handbook of slavery in the Americas / edited by Robert L. Paquette and Mark M. Smith

Publ Info Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010
 RWU Main Library  HT1048 .O94 2010    AVAILABLE  The Dr. James Tackach Book Fund
Descript xii, 775 pages ; 26 cm
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Series Oxford handbooks
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction : slavery in the Americas / Robert L. Paquette, Mark M. Smith -- Part I: Places -- Spanish Hispaniola and Puerto Rico / Francisco Scarano -- Mexico and Central America / K. Russell Lohse -- Spanish South American mainland / Peter Blanchard -- Cuba / Matt D. Childs, Manuel Barcia -- Brazil / Robert W. Slenes -- British West Indies and Bermuda / Trevor Burnard -- Dutch Caribbean / Henk den Heijer -- French Caribbean / John Garrigus -- Colonial and revolutionary United States / Daniel C. Littlefield -- Early republic and antebellum United States / Jeff Forret -- Part II: Themes, methods, and sources -- The transatlantic slave trade / Stephen Behrendt -- The origins of slavery in the Americas / John J. McCusker, Russell R. Menard -- Biology and African slavery / Kenneth F. Kiple -- Indian slavery / Alan Gallay -- Race and slavery / Timothy Lockley -- Class and slavery / Jonathan Daniel Wells -- Religion and slavery / Douglas Ambrose -- Proslavery ideology / Jeffrey Robert Young -- United States slave law / Paul Finkelman -- Slave resistance / Douglas R. Egerton -- Slave culture / Kevin Dawson -- The economics of slavery / Peter Coclanis -- Gender and slavery / Kirsten E. Wood -- Masters / Eugene D. Genovese, Douglas Ambrose -- Abolition and antislavery / John Stauffer -- Emancipation / Christopher Schmidt-Nowara -- Slavery and the Haitian Revolution / Stewart R. King -- Internal slave trades / Michael Tadman -- Demography and slavery / Richard H. Steckel -- Comparative slavery / Enrico Dal Lago -- Finding slave voices / Kathleen Hilliard -- Archaeology and slavery / Theresa Singleton -- Epilogue : post-emancipation adjustments / Stanley L. Engerman
Note A series of penetrating, original, and authoritative essays on the history and historiography of the institution of slavery in the New World, written by a team of leading international contributors
LC subject Slavery -- America -- History
Add Author Paquette, Robert L., 1951-
Smith, Mark M. (Mark Michael), 1968-
Alt Title Handbook of slavery in the Americas
Slavery in the Americas
ISBN 9780199227990 (hardback)
0199227993 (hardback)