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Black Ivory : Slavery in the British Empire - James Walvin

Black Ivory

Slavery in the British Empire

Hardcover Published: 28th November 2001
ISBN: 9780631229599
Number Of Pages: 344

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The terrible story of African slavery in the British colonies of the West Indies and North America is told with clarity and compassion in this classic history.


Preface to the Second Edition.


Chronology of Main Events.


Part I: A View from London:.

1. Consuming Passions.

2. Murdering Men.

Part II: Traumas:.

3. Slaves, Traders and Africa.

4. Crossing the Atlantic.

5. Landfall.

Part III: Working Lives:.

6. Plantations, Slaves and Planters.

7. In the Fields.

8. Skills.

9. Women.

10. Disease and Death.

Part IV: Resting:.

11. Slaves at Ease.

12. Religion.

13. Families and Communities.

14. Sex in the Slave Quarters.

Part V: Fighting Back:.

15. Violence.

16. Rebellions.

17. A Leap in the Dark: Runaways.

Part VI: Consequences:.

18. Ending It All: The Crusade Against Slavery.

19. The Plight of Africa.

20. The Problems of Freedom.

Bibliographical Note.



ISBN: 9780631229599
ISBN-10: 0631229590
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 344
Published: 28th November 2001
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.66 x 15.8  x 2.95
Weight (kg): 0.62
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: Revised