Indian Ocean Slavery in the Age of Abolition by Robert W. Harms, Bernard K. Freamon, David W. Blight

By Robert W. Harms, Bernard K. Freamon, David W. Blight

While the British have been in a position to accomplish abolition within the trans-Atlantic global through the tip of the 19th century, their efforts satirically prompted an excellent raise in felony and unlawful slave buying and selling within the western Indian Ocean. Bringing jointly essays from top specialists within the box of slavery stories, this entire paintings deals an unique and artistic learn of slavery and abolition within the Indian Ocean international in this interval. one of the subject matters mentioned are the connection among British imperialism and slavery; Islamic legislations and slavery; and the paperwork of slave trading.

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4. , Hadhrami Traders, Scholars, and Statesmen in the Indian Ocean (Brill: Leiden, 1997); Erik Gilbert, Dhows and the Colonial Economy of Zanzibar, 1860–1970 (Oxford: James Currey, 2004). 5. Claude Meillassoux, The Anthropology of Slavery: The Womb of Iron and Gold (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1991), 10–11; James L. Watson, introduction to Asian and African Systems of Slavery, ed. Watson, 4–6; Anthony Reid, introduction to Slavery, Bondage, and Dependency in Southeast Asia, ed. Reid, 2, 36.

Dennis D. Cordell and Joel W. : Westview, I987); Colin McEvedy and Richard Jones, Atlas of World Population History (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1978), 206; Colin McEvedy, The Penguin Atlas of African History (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1983), 80, 90. For Madagascar, see Gwyn Campbell, “The State and Pre-colonial Demographic History: The Case of Nineteenth Century Madagascar,” Journal of African History 32, no. 3 (1991): 415–45. 24. Patrick Manning, “The Slave Trade: The Formal Demography of a Global System,” Social Science History 14, no.

Miers, “Slavery and the Slave Trade”; Behnaz A. ” 92. One of these was Madagascar, where abolition was declared in 1896; see Mervyn Brown, A History of Madagascar (London: Tunnacliffe, 1995), 233. 93. ” 94. ” 95. Reid, introduction to Slavery, Bondage, and Dependency, 11. 96. Patnaik, introduction to Chains of Servitude, 29–30. 97. , 30–31. 98. ” 99. Delaye, “Slavery and Colonial Representations”; Turton, “Violent Capture of People”; Klein, introduction to Breaking the Chains, 23. 100.

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