slave economies

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Statementedited by Eugene D. Genovese.
SeriesProblems in American history
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LC ClassificationsHT1048 .G44
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ISBN 100471296155
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Modernizing a Slave Economy: The Economic Vision of the Confederate Nation (Civil War America) 1st ed. Edition by John Majewski (Author) out of 5 stars 6 ratingsCited by: 2. The Atlantic Slave Trade: Effects on Economies, Societies and Peoples in Africa, the Americas, and Europe.

1st Paperback Edition. by Joseph E. Inikori (Editor), Stanley L. Engerman (Editor) out of 5 stars 1 rating. ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important?4/4(1).

Ambitiously extending his earlier work, notably in The Abolition of the Atlantic Slave Trade, edited with James Walvin, Eltis has produced a provocative book that promises to long be required reading for all researchers pursuing two basic questions in the growing revision of the Atlantic slave system: How important slave economies book the slave trade; and why did it come to an end?Thomas J.

Davis, Cited by: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Genovese, Eugene D., Slave economies. New York, Wiley [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors. The Atlantic Slave Trade brings clarity and critical insight to the subject. In fourteen essays, leading scholars consider the nature and impact of the transatlantic slave trade and assess its meaning for the people transported and for those who owned them.

The Political Economy of Slavery: Studies in the Economy and Society of the Slave South; Eugene D. Genovese ; Book; Published by: Wesleyan University Press. Disposable People is the first book to point the way to abolishing slavery in today's global economy.

All of the author's royalties from this book go to fund anti-slavery Reviews:   Debates over the economic, social, and political meaning of slavery and the slave trade have persisted for over two hundred years.

The Atlantic Slave Trade brings clarity and critical insight to the subject. In fourteen essays, leading scholars consider the nature and impact of the transatlantic slave trade and assess its meaning for the people transported and for those/5(16).

Extreme Economies: Survival, Failure, Future – Lessons from the World’s Limits () by Richard Davies is an excellent book that has chapters on extreme economies around the world.

Davies is the former economics editor of The Economist and is an economics fellow at the LSE/5(60). The slave economy had been very good to American prosperity. By the start of the war, the South was producing 75 percent of the world’s cotton and. A discussion of slave economies book impact of the slave trade on Africa must begin with Walter Rodney’s book, How Europe Underdeveloped Africa ().

Rodney argues that the slave trade fundamentally altered African economies. First, the slave trade discouraged state-building and encouraged slave raiding.

It encouraged the capture. Through the personal histories of four enslaved women, Finley explores the intangible costs of the slave market, moving beyond ledgers, bills of sales, and statements of profit and loss to consider the often incalculable but nevertheless invaluable place of women's emotional, sexual, and domestic labor in the economy.

Slave agriculture was not inefficient compared with free agriculture. Economies of large-scale operation, effective management, and intensive utilization of labor and capital made southern slave agriculture 35 percent more efficient than the northern system of family farming.

The typical slave field hand was not lazy, inept, and unproductive. The slave economy. This is the currently selected item. Life for enslaved men and women. Early abolition. The Mexican-American War. The Compromise of Practice: Abolition, slavery, and the Compromise of Uncle Tom's Cabin - influence of the Fugitive Slave Act.

Alexandria, Virginia, became a major center of the internal slave trade, and according to one estimate, three hundred thousand slaves were sold from there into the Deep South in the two decades before the Civil War. Slavery as an economic institution.

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Oxford University Press, - Business & Economics- pages. 0Reviews. A revisionist study of the consequences of Britain's abolition of the Atlantic slave trade. - Awarded Honorable Mention.

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Debates over the economic, social, and political meaning of slavery and the slave trade have persisted for over two hundred years. The Atlantic Slave Trade brings clarity and critical /5(2). Beckles (Editor), Verene A. Shepherd (Editor) Rating details 11 ratings 0 reviews. Because the institution of slavery has exerted such momentous force in shaping the socioeconomic and political history of the Caribbean, much of the region's historical writing has focused on slavery.

Caribbean Slave Society and Economy brings together into one volume the main themes of the recent research on slavery /5(11). Here is a list of seven new notable books on slavery, which were published in the last six months or will soon be published. They explore the complexity of the slave experience and reveal how slavery was vital to the economic development of the nation and the New World.

They highlight a range of topics including gender, family, and resistance. After two chapters of theoretical introduction, the authors explore the meanings and implications of evidence, explanation and proof in history by applying econometric methods to the analysis of three major problems in 19th century economic history--the profitability of slavery in the antebellum South, income growth and development in the United States during the 's, and The Great Depression in the Reviews: 1.

In this print froma West India merchant enjoys all the rewards of his successful career, including a fashionable African “servant.”. An advertisement of a slave auction at an auction block.

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Plan, profile and layout of the ship Marie Séraphique of Nantes. The number of European and American merchants, shipbuilders, and investors directly involved in the transatlantic slave trade over a period of more than. Accounting for Slavery is a unique contribution to the decades-long effort to understand New World slavery’s complex relationship with capitalism.

Through careful analysis of plantation records, Caitlin Rosenthal explores the development of quantitative management practices on West Indian and Southern plantations.

She shows how planter-capitalists built sophisticated organizational. The subfield is widely popular in the media as a result of hugely influential books such as those of Sven Beckert and Edward Baptist. These two particular authors tie the “peculiar institution” of slavery in American history to capitalism.

The Slave Economy of the Old South book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The Slave Economy of the Old South book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The Slave Economy of the Old South book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.4/5.

Few works of history have exerted as powerful an influence as a book published in called Capitalism and Slavery. Its author, Eric Williams, later the prime minister of Trinidad and Tabago, charged that black slavery was the engine that propelled Europe's rise to global economic dominance.

He maintained that Europeans' conquest and settlement of the New World depended on the enslavement. This book covers the changing preference of growing sugar rather than tobacco which had been the leading crop in the trans-Atlantic colonies. The Slave Economy.

Further Estate Consolidation. Fifteen Rum and Molasses in British Imperial Trade 1 Technological and Economic Possibilities. 17th Century Market Limitations. In fact, more than half of the nation’s exports in the first six decades of the 19th century consisted of raw cotton, almost all of it grown by slaves, according to the book, which was edited by.

Dahomey and the Slave Trade book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. He is known for his opposition to traditional economic thought and for his book, The Great Transformation, 4/5(1).

Econocide. Book Description: In this classic analysis and refutation of Eric Williams's thesis, Seymour Drescher argues that Britain's abolition of the slave trade in resulted not from the diminishing value of slavery for Great Britain but instead from the British public's mobilization against the slave trade, which forced London to commit what Drescher terms "econocide.".

Economic growth and the ending of the transatlantic slave trade User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

Ending the slave trade cost the 19th-century Atlantic economy significant growthparticularly in the Americas, Eltis argues. Using econometric models, his 13 chapters detail a 5/5(2). Historical Context: The Economics of Slavery | Like other slave societies, the South did not produce urban centers on a scale equal with those in the North.

Virginia's largest city, Richmond, had a population of j in That same year, Wilmington, North Carolina's largest city, had just 7, inhabitants. Southern cities were small because they failed to develop diversified economies. How slavery became America’s first big business. Historian and author Edward E.

Baptist explains how slavery helped the US go from a “colonial economy to. Edward Baptist argues in his new book that slavery was integral to establishing the America as a world economic power.

Slave labor was inefficient to begin with, slave .