The anthropology of slavery : the womb of iron and gold

Anthropologie de l'esclavage. English
Meillassoux, Claude

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  • Creator Claude Meillassoux ; translated by Alide Dasnois
  • Format Books
  • Publication Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1991.
  • Physical Details
    • 421 pages ; 22 cm
  • ISBNs 0226519112, 9780226519111, 0226519120, 9780226519128
  • OCLC ocm23765848


  • "This controversial examination of precolonial African slavery looks at the various social systems that made slavery on such a scale possible and argues that the institutions of slavery were far more complex and pervasive than previously suspected"--Publisher description.


  • Translation of: Anthropologie de lʼesclavage.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 376-404) and indexes.
  • Translation of: Anthropologie de l?esclavage.
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