Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
xix, 286 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Origins of the American slave system The establishment of African slavery in Latin America in the 16th century Sugar and slavery in the Caribbean in the 17th and 18th centuries Slavery in Portuguese and Spanish America in the 18th century Slavery and the plantation economy in the Caribbean in the 19th century Slavery and the plantation economy in Brazil and the Guyanas in the 19th century Life, death, and the family in Afro-American slave societies Creation of a slave community and Afro-American culture Slave resistance and rebellion Freedmen in a slave society Transition from slavery to freedom.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-272) and index.