Spanning the beginning of the Islamic slave trade in the fifteenth century to the early twentieth century, the first comprehensive history of slavery within Africa shows how indigenous African slavery developed within the context of an international system of slavery.
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This history of African slavery from the fifteenth to the early twentieth centuries examines how indigenous African slavery developed within an international context. Paul E. Lovejoy discusses the medieval Islamic slave trade and the Atlantic trade as well as the enslavement process and the marketing of slaves. He considers the impact of European abolition and assesses slavery's role in African history. This new edition revises all statistical material on the slave trade demography and incorporates recent research and an updated bibliography.About the Author:
Paul E. Lovejoy is a Distinguished Research Professor at York University, Toronto and holds the Canada Research Chair in African Diaspora History. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, director of the Harriet Tubman Institute for Research on the Global Migrations of African Peoples and a member of the UNESCO 'Slave Route' Project. Lovejoy's recent publications include Repercussions of the Atlantic Slave Trade (2010) and Slavery, Islam and Diaspora (2009). He is the editor of the Harriet Tubman Series on the African Diaspora for Africa World Press. He has received several awards, including an honorary doctorate from the University of Stirling in 2007, the President's Research Award of Merit from York University in 2009 and the Distinguished Africanist Award from the University of Texas, Austin in 2010.
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Descripción West Nyack, New York, U.S.A.: Cambridge Univ Pr, 1983. Soft cover. Estado de conservación: New. Language: eng Language: eng Language: eng Language: eng Language: eng Language: eng. Nº de ref. de la librería L47
Descripción Cambridge University Press, 1983. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Never used!. Nº de ref. de la librería P110521286468
Descripción Cambridge University Press, 1983. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Trade (Third Edition). Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0521286468