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Abolition and Antislavery  

John Stauffer

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Jul 2010
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Sep 2012
This article focuses on the historiography of abolition and antislavery. Abolitionism is an idea, articulated through language that emerged in the eighteenth century and propelled people ... More

Brazil  

Robert W. Slenes

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Jul 2010
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Sep 2012
This article reviews scholarship on the history and historiography of slavery in Brazil. Brazil possessed a more varied slave economy with a much larger sector producing for the internal ... More

Cuba  

Matt D. Childs and Manuel Barcia

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Jul 2010
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Sep 2012
This article reviews scholarship on the history and historiography of slavery in Cuba. In the sixteenth-century, Africans crossed the Atlantic and accompanied Diego Velésquez and other ... More

Mexico and Central America  

K. Russell Lohse

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Jul 2010
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Sep 2012
This article reviews scholarship on the history and historiography of slavery in Mexico and Central America. Slaves (and people of African descent generally) played a far greater role in ... More

The Origins of Slavery in the Americas  

John J. McCusker and Russell R. Menard

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Jul 2010
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Sep 2012
This article offers an overview of the rise of African slavery in English America. Several propositions are useful in ordering the historical record. The most important is that transitions ... More

Slavery and the Haitian Revolution  

Stewart R. King

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Jul 2010
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Sep 2012
This article reviews scholarship on the Haitian Revolution (1791–1804). The revolution stands as the only one in history to have destroyed a society in which slaves performed almost all ... More

Spanish Hispaniola and Puerto Rico  

Francisco A. Scarano

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Jul 2010
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Sep 2012
This article reviews scholarship on the history and historiography of slavery in Spanish Hispaniola and Puerto Rico. Santo Domingo, the Spanish colony that became the Dominican Republic, ... More

Spanish South American Mainland  

Peter Blanchard

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Jul 2010
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Sep 2012
This article reviews scholarship on the history and historiography of slavery in the Spanish South American Mainland. The history of African slaves on the South American mainland began ... More

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