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The Making of New World Slavery From the Baroque to the Modern 1492-1800

By: Blackburn, Robin

Price: $32.95

Publisher: New York, Verso: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16332


Only slight wear.; Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. A bright, solid book.; 9.58 X 6.44 X 1.50 inches; 602 pages; At the time when European powers colonized the Americas, the institution of slavery had almost disappeared from Europe itself. Having overcome an institution widely regarded as oppressive, why did they sponsor the construction of racial slavery in their new colonies?Robin Blackburn traces European doctrines of race and slavery from medieval times to the... View more info

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Bury the Chains Prophets and Rebels in the Fight to Free an Empire's Slaves

By: Hochschild, Adam

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 2005

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 18507


Only slight wear, lack of price on dustjacket leads me to believe that this is a book club edition - otherwise it has the look and feel of a 1st ed. ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar. ; 8.90 X 6.40 X 1.60 inches; 468 pages; "From the author of the widely acclaimed King Leopold's Ghost comes the taut, gripping account of one of the most brilliantly organized social justice campaigns in history -- the fight to free the slaves of the British Empire. In early ... View more info