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Africans in bondage : studies in slavery and the slave trade : essays in honor of Philip D. Curtin on the occasion of the twenty-fifth anniversary of African Studies at the University of Wisconsin

  • 1986
Madison, Wisconsin: African Studies Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison

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Date
1986
Publisher
Madison, Wisconsin: African Studies Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Language
English
Description of Original
378 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
For Staff
METS

Available Contents

  1. [Cover] Africans in bondage: studies in slavery and the slave trade
  2. [Half-title] Africans in bondage
  3. [Frontispiece]
  4. [Title page] Africans in bondage: studies in slavery and the slave trade: essays in honor of Philip D. Curtin on the occasion of the twenty-fifth anniversary of African Studies at the University of Wisconsin
  5. Contents
  6. Tables
  7. Figures
  8. Maps
  9. Acknowledgements
  10. Introduction
  11. Chapter 1: When did smallpox reach the New World (and why does it matter)?
  12. Chapter 2: The company trade and the numerical distribution of slaves to Spanish America, 1703-1739
  13. Chapter 3: Slave prices in the Portuguese southern Atlantic, 1600-1830
  14. Chapter 6: Anastácia and the slave women of Rio de Janeiro
  15. Chapter 5: Healing and race in the South Carolina low country
  16. Chapter 6: The slave trade in Niger Delta oral tradition and history
  17. Chapter 7: The Atlantic slave trade and the Gabon Estuary: the Mpongwe to 1860
  18. Chapter 8: Kru emigration to British and French Guiana, 1841-1857
  19. Chapter 9: Slave trade, "legitimate" trade, and imperialism revisited: the control of wealth in the Bights of Benin and Biafra
  20. Chapter 10: Problems of slave control in the Sokoto Caliphate
  21. Chapter 11: Ex-slaves, transfrontiersmen and the slave trade: the Chikunda of the Zambesi Valley, 1850-1900
  22. Chapter 12: Slaves into soldiers: social origins of the Tirailleurs Senegalais
  23. Chapter 13: Warlords and enslavement: a sample of slave raiders from eastern Ubangi-Shari, 1870-1920
  24. Notes on contributors
  25. Index
  26. [Back cover]