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Title New directions in slavery studies : commodification, community, and comparison / edited by Jeff Forret and Christine E. Sears.
Publication Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, 2015.
Description 1 online resource.
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Contents Introduction / Jeff Forret and Christine E. Sears -- Part I. Commodification -- Commodity chains and chained commodities: the U.S. coastwise slave trade and an Atlantic business network / Calvin Schermerhorn -- Silver buckles and slaves: borrowing, lending, and the commodification of slaves in Virginia communities / Bonnie Martin -- "To realize money facilities": slave life insurance, the slave trade, and credit in the old south / Karen Ryder -- Nat Turner in print and on film / Kenneth S. Greenberg -- Part II. The slave community -- Taking liberties: Saint Dominguan slaves and the formation of community in Philadelphia, 1791-1805 / John Davies -- "A slave that will steal from a slave, is called mean as master": thefts and violence inside southern slave quarters / Jeff Forret -- Bonds burst asunder: the transformation of the internal economy in Confederate Richmond / Kathleen M. Hilliard -- The problem of autonomy: toward a postliberal history / Anthony E. Kaye -- Part III. Comparative slavery -- Slave women and urban labor in the eighteenth-century Atlantic world / Mariana Dantas -- "In Algiers, the city of bondage": urban slavery in comparative context / Christine E. Sears -- The nineteenth-century "other souths," modernization, and nation-building: expanding the comparative perspective / Enrico Dal Lago -- "When I think how our family is scattered": comparing forced separation among antebellum slave families / Damian Alan Pargas.
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Subject Slavery -- United States -- History.
Slaves -- United States -- Social conditions.
Slavery. (OCoLC)fst01120426
Slaves -- Social conditions. (OCoLC)fst01120577
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Cultural Policy.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Cultural.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Popular Culture.
Genre History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Electronic books.
Addl. Author Forret, Jeff, 1972-
Sears, Christine E., 1969-
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Related To Print version: New directions in slavery studies 9780807161159 (DLC) 2015019696 (OCoLC)908373768
ISBN 9780807161166 electronic bk.
0807161160 electronic bk.
9780807161173 electronic bk.
0807161179 electronic bk.

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