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Books on Slavery and Abolition, 1997-98

Ambrose, Douglas.
Henry Hughes and proslavery thought in the Old South. Southern biography series. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1997.

Andujar Persinal, Carlos.
La presencia negra en Santo Domingo: un enfoque etnohistorico. Santo Domingo: [s.n.], 1997 (Santo Domingo: Impresora Buho).

Austin, Allan D.
African Muslims in antebellum America: transatlantic stories and spiritual struggles. New York: Routledge, 1997.

Ayalon, David.
Slavery in North Africa. Princeton, N.J.: Markus Weiner Publishers, 1997.

Baker, T. Lindsay and Julie P. Baker.
Till freedom cried out: memories of Texas slave life. The Clayton Wheat Williams Texas life series; no. 6. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 1997.

Ball, Edward.
Slaves in the family. 1st ed. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1998.

Bangou, Henri.
Alienation et desalienation dans les societes post -esclavagistes: le cas de la Guadeloupe. Paris: L'Harmattan, 1997.

Banks, Russell.
Cloudsplitter: a novel. New York: HarperFlamingo, 1998.

Barickman, B. J. (Bert Jude).
A Bahian counterpoint: sugar, tobacco, cassava, and slavery in the Reconcavo, 1780-1860. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 1998.

Berlin, Ira.
Many thousands gone: the first two centuries of slavery in North America. Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1998.

Berlin, Ira et al.
Remembering slavery: African Americans talk about their personal experiences of slavery and freedom. New York: The New Press; Washington, D.C.: in association with The Library of Congress, 1998.

Bieber, Judy.
Plantation societies in the era of European expansion. An expanding world; v. 18. Aldershot; Brookfield, Vt.: Variorum, 1997.

Black, Daniel P..
Dismantling black manhood: an historical and literary analysis of the legacy of slavery. Studies in African American history and culture. New York: Garland Pub., 1997.

Blackburn, Robin.
The making of New World slavery: from the Baroque to the modern, 1492-1800. London; New York: Verso, 1997.

Blight, David and Brooks D. Simpson.
Union & emancipation: essays on politics and race in the Civil War era. Kent, Ohio: Kent State University Press, 1997.

Bolland, O. Nigel.
Struggles for freedom: essays on slavery, colonialism, and culture in the Caribbean and Central America. The fourth publication in the Belize chronicals [i.e. chronicles] series. 1st ed. Belize [City, Belize]: The Angelus Press; Kingston, Jamaica: Ian Randle Publishers, 1997.

Bradley, Patricia.
Slavery, propaganda, and the American Revolution. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 1998.

Brown, Alan and David Taylor.
Gabr'l blow sof': Sumter County, Alabama slave narratives. 1st ed. Livingston, AL: Livingston Press, The University of West Alabama, 1997.

Burnham, Michelle.
Captivity and sentiment: cultural exchange in American literature, 1682-1861. Reencounters with colonialism-new perspectives on the Americas. Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, 1997.

Burton, Richard D. E..
Afro-Creole: power, opposition, and play in the Caribbean. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1997.

Butler, Kim D..
Freedoms given, freedoms won: Afro-Brazilians in post-abolition, Sao Paulo and Salvador. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 1998.

Casanovas, Joan.
Bread, or bullets!: urban labor and Spanish colonialism in Cuba, 1850-1898. Pitt Latin American series. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1998.

Cassuto, Leonard.
The inhuman race: the racial grotesque in American literature and culture. New York: Columbia University Press, 1997.

Combes, I. A. H.
The metaphor of slavery in the writings of the early church: from the New Testament to the beginning of the fifth century. Journal for the study of the New Testament. Supplement series; 156. Sheffield, Eng.: Sheffield Academic Press, 1998.

Cooper, Frederick.
Plantation slavery on the east coast of Africa. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 1997.

Cornelius, Janet Duitsman.
Slave missions and the Black church in the antebellum South. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1998.

Cottrol, Robert J.
From African to Yankee: narratives of slavery and freedom in antebellum New England. Armonk, N.Y.: M.E. Sharpe, 1998.

Craton, Michael.
Empire, enslavement, and freedom in the Caribbean. Oxford: Currey, 1997.

Curtin, Philip D.
The rise and fall of the plantation complex: essays in Atlantic history. Studies in comparative world history. 2nd ed. Cambridge, UK New York: Cambridge University Press, 1998.

Daget, Serge.
La repression de la traite des Noirs au XIXe siecle: l'action des croisieres francaises sur les cotes occidentales de l'Afrique, 1817-1850. Collection "Hommes et societes" Paris: Karthala, 1997.

Delle, James A.
An archaeology of social space: analyzing coffee plantations in Jamaica's Blue Mountains. Contributions to global historical archaeology. New York: Plenum Press, 1998.

Deveau, Jean-Michel.
Femmes esclaves: d'hier a aujourd'hui. Paris: Editions France-Empire, 1998.

Dixon, Chris.
Perfecting the family: antislavery marriages in nineteenth-century America. Amherst: University of MassachusettsPress, 1997.

Donald, Leland.
Aboriginal slavery on the Northwest Coast of North America. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1997.

Drescher Seymour and Stanley Engerman.
A historical guide to world slavery. New York: Oxford University press, 1998.

Eisan, Frances K.
Saint or demon?: the legendary Delia Webster opposing slavery. New York: Pace University Press, 1998.

Emmer, Piet C.
The Dutch in the Atlantic economy, 1580-1880: trade, slavery and emancipation. Variorum collected studies series; CS614. Aldershot, England; Brookfield, VT: Ashgate, 1998.

Faber, Eli.
Jews, slaves, and the slave trade: setting the record straight. Reappraisals in Jewish social and intellectual history. New York: New York University Press, 1998.

Federini, Fabienne.

L'abolition de l'esclavage de 1848: une lecture de Victor Schoelcher. Collection Chemins de la memoire. Paris: L'Harmattan, 1998.

Filler, Louis.
Slavery in the United States. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction, 1998.

Finkelman, Paul and Josephj C. Miller.
Macmillan encyclopedia of world slavery. New York: Macmillan Reference USA, Simon & Schuster Macmillan; London: Simon & Schuster and Prentice Hall International, 1998.

Finkelman, Paul.
Slavery & the law. 1st ed. Madison, Wis.: Madison House, 1997.

Fitch, Suzanne Pullon.
Sojourner Truth as orator: wit, story, and song. Great American orators, no. 25. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1997.

Fitts, Robert K..
Inventing New England's slave paradise: master/slave relations in eighteenth-century Narragansett, Rhode Island. Studies in African American history and culture. New York: Garland Pub., 1998.

Friedman, Saul S.. Jews and the American slave trade.
New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 1998.

Gardner, Jared.
Master plots: race and the founding of an American literature, 1787-1845. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998.

Gaspar, David Barry and David P. Geggus.
A turbulent time: the French Revolution and the Greater Caribbean. Blacks in the diaspora. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1997.

Genovese, Eugene D..
A consuming fire: the fall of the Confederacy in the mind of the white Christian South. Mercer University Lamar memorial lectures; no.41. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1998.

Gomez, Michael Angelo.
Exchanging our country marks: the transformation of African identities in the colonial and antebellum South. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1998.

Gonzalez Diaz, Antonio Manuel.
La esclavitud en Ayamonte durante el Antiguo Regimen. Coleccion Investigacion; 18. Serie Historia. Huelva: Diputacion Provincial de Huelva, 1997.

Goodman, Paul.
Of one blood: abolitionism and the origins of racial equality. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998.

Guerra Caceres, Alejandro.
Esclavos manumitidos durante el gobierno del Gral. Jose Maria Urbina. Coleccion Lecturas ecuatorianas; 2. [Guayaquil: Archivo Historico del Guayas: Banco Central del Ecuador, 1997].

Guy, Anita Aidt.
Maryland's persistent pursuit to end slavery, 1850-1864. Studies in African American history and culture. New York: Garland Pub., 1997.

Haenger, Peter.
Sklaverei und Sklavenemanzipation an der Goldkuste: ein Beitrag zum Verstandnis von sozialen Abhangigkeitsbeziehungen in Westafrika. Basel: Helbing & Lichtenhahn, 1997.

Hartman, Saidiya V.
Scenes of subjection: terror, slavery, and self-making in nineteenth-century America. Race and American culture. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997.

Hinks, Peter P.
To awaken my afflicted brethren: David Walker and the problem of antebellum slave resistance. University Park, Pa.: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1997.

Hirschfeld, Fritz.
George Washington and slavery: a documentary portrayal. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1997.

Hodges, Graham Russell.
Slavery and freedom in the rural North: African Americans in Monmouth County, New Jersey, 1665-1865. 1st ed. Madison: Madison House, 1997.

Hodges, Graham Russell.
Slavery, freedom & culture among early American workers. Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, 1998.

Horton, George Moses.

The Black bard of North Carolina: George Moses Horton and his poetry. Chapel Hill, NC.: University of North Carolina Press, 1997.

Horton, James Oliver and Lois E. Horton,
In hope of liberty: culture, community and protest among northern free Blacks, 1700-1860. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997.

Hudson, Larry E..
To have and to hold: slave work and family life in antebellum South Carolina. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1997.

Hunt, Peter.
Slaves, warfare, and ideology in the Greek historians. Cambridge, U.K.; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1998.

Hyman, Harold Melvin.
The Reconstruction justice of Salmon P. Chase: In Re Turner and Texas v. White. Landmark law cases & American society. Lawrence, Kan.: University Press of Kansas, 1997.

Ingersoll, Thomas N..
Mammon and Manon in early New Orleans: the first slave society in the Deep South, 1718-1819. 1st ed. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1999.

Jeffrey, Julie Roy.
The great silent army of abolitionism: ordinary women in the antislavery movement. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1998.

Jennings, Judith.
The business of abolishing the British slave trade, 1783-1807. London; Portland, OR.: F. Cass, 1997.

Johnson, Lyman L.
The development of slave and free labor regimes in late colonial Buenos Aires, 1770-1815. Occasional paper / Latin American Studies Consortium of New England; no. 9. Storrs, CT, USA: Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies, University of Connecticut; Providence, RI, USA: Center for Latin American Studies, Brown University; Amherst, MA, USA: Latin American Studies Program, University of Massachusetts, [1997].

Joshel, Sandra R. and Sheila Murnaghan.
Women and slaves in Greco-Roman culture; differential equations. London; New York: Routledge, 1998.

Julian, Amadeo.
Bancos, ingenios y esclavos en la epoca colonial. Coleccion Banreservas. Serie Historia; v. 4. Santo Domingo: Banco de Reservas de la Republica Dominicana, 1997.

Jurmain, Suzanne.
Freedom's sons: the true story of the Amistad mutiny. New York: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, 1998.

Kawash, Samira.
Dislocating the color line: identity, hybridity, and singularity in African-American narrative. Mestizo spaces = Espaces metisses. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 1997.

Klein, Martin A.
Slavery and colonial rule in French West Africa. African studies series; 94. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1998.

Levine, Robert S. (Robert Steven).
Martin Delany, Frederick Douglass, and the politics of representative identity. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1997.

Lobo, Tatiana.
Negros y blancos: todo mezclado. 1. ed. San Jose: Editorial de la Universidad de Costa Rica, 1997.

Lott, Tommy L.
Subjugation and bondage: critical essays on slavery and social philosophy. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 1998.

McCline, John.
Slavery in the Clover Bottoms: John McCline's narrative of his life during slavery and the Civil War. Voices of the Civil War. 1st ed. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1998.

McKivigan, John R. and Mitchell Snay.
Religion and the antebellum debate over slavery. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1998.

McManus, Michael J..
Political abolitionism in Wisconsin, 1840-1861. Kent, Ohio: Kent State University Press, 1998.

Mayer, Henry.
All on fire: William Lloyd Garrison and the abolition of slavery. 1st ed. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1998.

Meaders, Daniel.
Advertisements for runaway slaves in Virginia, 1801-1820. Studies in African American history and culture. New York: Garland Pub., 1997.

Melish, Joanne Pope.
Disowning slavery: gradual emancipation and "race" in New England, 1780-1860. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1998.

Miers, Suzanne.
Slavery and colonial rule in Africa. Studies in slave and post-slave societies and cultures. London; Portland, OR: Frank Cass, 1998.

Miller, Joseph Calder.
Slavery and slaving in world history: a bibliography. Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, 1998.

Miller, Randall M.
Dictionary of Afro-American slavery. Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 1997.

Morgan, Philip D..
Slave counterpoint: Black culture in the eighteenth-century Chesapeake and Lowcountry. Chapel Hill: Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia, by the University of North Carolina Press, 1998.

Morrison, Michael A..
Slavery and the American West: the eclipse of manifest destiny and the coming of the Civil War. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1997.

O'Hear, Ann.
Power relations in Nigeria: Ilorin slaves and their successors. Rochester studies in African history and the diaspora; [v. 1]. Rochester, NY.

Oldfield, J. R. (John R.).
Popular politics and British anti-slavery: the mobilisation of public opinion against the slave trade, 1787-1807. Studies in slave and post-slave societies and cultures. London; Portland, OR: Frank Cass, 1998.

Olwell, Robert.
Masters, slaves, and subjects: the culture of power in the South Carolina low country, 1740-1790. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1998.

Papenfuse, Eric Robert.
The evils of necessity: Robert Goodloe Harper and the moral dilemma of slavery. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, v. 87, pt. 1. Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 1997.

Perina, Mickaella.
Citoyennete et sujetion aux Antilles francophones: post-esclavage et aspiration democratique. Collection "Societes africaines et diaspora" Paris: L'Harmattan, 1997.

Potts, Howard E..
A comprehensive name index for The American slave. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1997.

Quarles, Benjamin.
Frederick Douglass. 1st Da Capo Press ed. New York: Da Capo Press, 1997.

Reiss, Oscar.
Blacks in colonial America. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co., 1997.

Rodriguez, Junius P.
The Historical encyclopedia of world slavery. Santa Barbara, Calif.: ABC-CLIO, 1997.

Roediger, David and Martin Blatt.
The meaning of slavery in the North. Garland reference library of social science; v. 1981. Labor in America; v. 4. New York: Garland Pub., 1998.

Rowe, John Carlos.
At Emerson's tomb: the politics of classic American literature. New York: Columbia University Press, 1997.

Sale, Maggie Montesinos.
The slumbering volcano: American slave ship revolts and the production of rebellious masculinity. New Americanists. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 1997.

Salrach i Mares, Josep M.
La formacion del campesinado en el occidente antiguo y medieval: analisis de los cambios en las condiciones de trabajo desde la Roma clasica al feudalismo. Historia medieval; 5. Madrid: Editorial Sintesis, [1997].

Sartwell, Crispin.
Act like you know: African-American autobiography and white identity. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 1998.

Savage, Kirk.
Standing soldiers, kneeling slaves: race, war, and monument in nineteenth-century America. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1997.

Scarr, Deryck.
Slaving and slavery in the Indian Ocean. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1998.

Schwalm, Leslie A. (Leslie Ann).
A hard fight for we: women's transition from slavery to freedom in South Carolina. Women in American history. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1997.

Schweninger, Loren.
Race, slavery, and free blacks petitions to southern legislatures, 1777-1867. Black studies research sources. Bethesda, MD: University Publications of America, 1998.

Scully, Pamela.
Liberating the family?: gender and British slave emancipation in the rural Western Cape, South Africa, 1823-1853. Social history of Africa series. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann; Oxford: James Currey; Cape Town: David Philip, 1997.

Sidbury, James.
Ploughshares into swords: race, rebellion, and identity in Gabriel's Virginia, 1730 -1810. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1997.

Smedley, Audrey.
Race in North America: origin and evolution of a worldview. 2nd ed. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1998.

Smith, Mark M. (Mark Michael).
Debating slavery: economy and society in the antebellum American South. New studies in economic and social history. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1998.

Smith, Mark M. (Mark Michael).
Mastered by the clock: time, slavery, and freedom in the American South. Fred W. Morrison series in Southern studies. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1997.

Smith, Patricia.
Africans in America: America's journey through slavery. 1st ed. New York: Harcourt Brace, 1998.

Spevack, Edmund.
Charles Follen's search for nationality and freedom: Germany and America, 1796-1840. Harvard historical studies; 124. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1997.

Stanley, Amy Dru.
From bondage to contract: wage labor, marriage, and the market in the age of slave emancipation. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1998.

Strong, Douglas M..
Perfectionist politics: abolitionism and the religious tensions of American democracy. 1st ed. New York: Syracuse University Press, 1998.

Tardieu, Jean-Pierre.
Noirs et nouveaux maitres dans les "vallees sanglantes" de l'Equateur: 1778-1820. Collection Recherches et documents--Ameriques latines. Paris, France: L'Harmattan, 1997.

Thomas, Velma Maia.
Lest we forget: the passage from Africa to slavery and emancipation. 1st ed. New York: Crown Trade Paperbacks, 1997.

Thornton, John Kelly.
Africa and Africans in the making of the Atlantic world, 1400-1800. 2nd ed. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1998.

Toledano, Ehud R.
Slavery and abolition in the Ottoman Middle East. Publications on the Near East. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1998.

Vilela, Magno.
Uma questao de igualdade--: Antonio Vieira. Rio de Janeiro, RJ: Relume Dumara, 1997.

Von Frank, Albert J.
The trials of Anthony Burns: freedom and slavery in Emerson's Boston. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1998.

Wahl, Jenny Bourne.
The bondsman's burden: an economic analysis of the common law of Southern slavery. Cambridge historical studies in American law and society. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1998.

Walsh, Lorena Seebach.
From Calabar to Carter's Grove: the history of a Virginia slave community. Colonial Williamsburg studies in Chesapeake history and culture. Charlottesville, Va.: University Press of Virginia, 1997.

Wanquet, Claude.
La France et la premiere abolition de l'esclavage, 1794-1802: le cas des colonies orientales, Ile de France (Maurice) et la Reunion. Collection "Hommes et societes" Paris: Karthala, 1998.

West, Thomas G..
Vindicating the founders: race, sex, class, and justice in the origins of America. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 1997.

Whitman, T. Stephen.
The price of freedom: slavery and manumission in Baltimore and early national Maryland. Lexington, Ky.: University Press of Kentucky, 1997.

Wiencek, Henry.
The Hairstons: an American family in black and white. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1999.

Williams, Oscar R. (Oscar Renal).
African Americans and colonial legislation in the middle colonies. Studies in African American history and culture. New York: Garland, 1998.

Wood, Betty.
The origins of American slavery: freedom and bondage in the English colonies. A critical issue. 1st ed. New York: Hill and Wang, 1997.