Read The Rise of African Slavery in the Americas Book by David Eltis

Read The Rise of African Slavery in the Americas Book by David Eltis

The Rise of African Slavery in the Americas

Exploring the paradox of the concurrent development of slavery and freedom in the European domains, The Rise of African Slavery in the Americas provides a fresh interpretation of the development of the English Atlantic slave system The book outlines a major African role in the evolution of the Atlantic societies before the nineteenth century and argues that the transatlan Exploring the paradox of the concurrent development of slavery and freedom in the European domains, The Rise of African Slavery in the Americas provides a fresh interpretation of the development of the English Atlantic slave system The book outlines a major African role in the evolution of the Atlantic societies before the nineteenth century and argues that the transatlantic slave trade was a result of African strength rather than African weakness It also addresses changing patterns of group identity to account for the racial basis of slavery in the early modern Atlantic World

Title : The Rise of African Slavery in the Americas
Author :  David Eltis
Language : English
Isbn : 052165548X
Format : Paperback
Pages : 372 pages

Rating: 4.8

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