Making of New World Slavery From the Baroque to the Modern, 1492-1800

ISBN-10: 1844676315

ISBN-13: 9781844676316

Edition: 2nd 2010

Authors: Robin Blackburn

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List price: $39.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Verso Books
Publication date: 8/2/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 608
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 2.068
Language: English

Introduction: Slavery and Modernity
Civil Slavery and the Colonial State
Shifting Identity and Racial Slavery
From the Baroque to the Creole
The Selection of New World Slavery
The Old World Background to New World Slavery
Rome and the Christian Embrace of Slavery
Christian Resurgence and the Challenge of Islam
Feudal Expansion and Ideologies of Persecution
Slavery in Iberia's Christian Kingdoms
Slavery and the Slavs
The Eclipse of Serfdom and the Rise of Agrarian Capitalism
The Bible, Slavery and the Nations of Man
The Mediterranean, the Atlantic and Black Bondage
Africans and the Islamic Slave Trade
The First Phase: Portugal and Africa
Exploring the African Coast
The Beginnings of a Slave Trade
The Atlantic Islands
African Slaves in the Peninsula
Imperial Portugal, Africa, and Atlantic Civilization
Slavery and Spanish America
False Start in the Caribbean
Silver and Revenue: Exploitation without Enslavement
Slaveholding in a Baroque Empire
Projects and Arguments
The Rise of Brazilian Sugar
La France Antarctique
The Takeoff of the Sugar Economy
The Transatlantic Slave Trade and Africa
Arguments over Slavery
Slavery and the Looming Battle for the Americas
The Dutch War for Brazil and Africa
The West India Company
The Dutch in Brazil and Africa
The Luso-Brazilian Recoil
Sources of Dutch Weakness
The New Role of the Dutch
The Making of English Colonial Slavery
The First Colonies
Barbados and the Rise of Sugar
The Role of Captains and New Merchants
Tobacco and Sugar
Plantation Labour, Slavery and Fear of Strange Women
Civil War: Empire and Bondage
The Restoration and the Codification of Colonial Slavery
Bacon's Rebellion and Virginian Slavery
The New Slavery and the Caribbean Plantation
The Glorious Revolution and the Colonies
The Construction of the French Colonial System
An Experiment in Mercantilism
The Testimony of Du Tertre
The Code Noir
Royal Ambitions and the Spirit of Colonial Autonomy
Dynastic Calculation, Baroque Spectacle and Colonial Development
Racial Slavery and the Rise of the Plantation
Planters, Merchants, Captains
Plantation Labour: From Indenture to Slavery
The Supply of Slaves and the Turn to Slavery
The New Plantation
The Plantation Regime and the Question of Security
Alternatives to Slavery?
Slavery and Accumulation
Colonial Slavery and the Eighteenth-Century Boom
Europe and the Atlantic
The Slave Trade in the Eighteenth Century
The Pattern of Trade and Shipping
The Sugar Islands
Economics and Demography in the British Caribbean
The French West Indies
Anglo-French Patterns of Colonial Trade
The Brilliance of French Creole Society
Slavery on the Mainland
North America and the Reproduction of Slavery
Slavery in Brazil's Golden Age
Slavery in Spanish America
The Lesser Producers and the Logic of the Plantation Trade
New World Slavery, Primitive Accumulation and British Industrialization
Markets in Africa and the New World
Profits and Investment
Sectors of Investment and New Financial Instruments
Raw Materials
Plantation Products and the New World of Consumption
War, Colonies and Industrialization
The Anglo-French Wars of 1793-1815: A Test
List of Maps and Illustrations
The Atlantic in the early colonial period
Jacob Jordaens, Moses and Zipporah
Albert Eckourt, The Kongolese Envoy to Recife
Richard Ligon, A Map of Barbados, 1657
The Coffee-Man
Jamaican music, from Hans Sloane, Voyage to the Islands
Scold's bridle and iron mask
Map of the Caribbean, c. 1770
Dam in Saint Domingue
Map of the Americas, c. 1770
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