Slavery & abolition of slavery

    Cambridge Studies on the American South

    By Eugene D. Genovese

    Paperback £21.53

    American slaveholders used the wealth and leisure that slave labor provided to cultivate lives of gentility and refinement. This study provides a vivid portrait of slaveholders at home and at play as they built a tragic world of both 'sweetness' and slavery.

    Frederick Douglass

    By William S. McFeely

    Paperback £14.45

    "A masterpiece...[W]ill rightfully assume its place as the standard biography of a truly great figure in the nation's past." -New York Newsday

    Madeleine's Children

    By Sue Peabody

    Hardback £22.69

    A gripping microhistory/legal case involving two generations of a French family enslaved in the Indian Ocean colonies.

    Self-Made Man

    By Sidney Blumenthal

    Paperback £10.25

    The first in a sweeping, multi-volume history of Abraham Lincoln.

    The Politics of Reproduction: Race, Medicine, and Fertility in the Age of Abolition

    By Katherine Paugh

    Hardback Save £5.34 = £59.66

    In the age of abolition, British politicians, slave owners, doctors, and missionaries were promoting motherhood among women working on Caribbean plantations, as a way to sustain the labor force in the absence of new African recruits. Paugh recounts the story of a Barbadian midwife to explore how this effort was...

    Slave to Fashion

    By Safia Minney

    Paperback Save £3.14 = £10.85

    Raises awareness of modern slavery in the fashion industry and shows how it can be eradicated by business and consumers

    Slavery After Rome, 500-1100

    By Alice Rio

    Hardback Save £5.34 = £59.66

    What happened to slavery in Europe in the centuries following the fall of the Roman Empire? This book is the only history of slavery and serfdom to span the whole of early medieval Western Europe and addresses issues of slave-taking and slave-trading; people who became slaves as a result of...

    The Underground Railroad

    By William Still

    Paperback Save £0.34 = £6.65

    Slave's Cause

    By Manisha Sinha

    Paperback £16.90

    A groundbreaking history of abolition in the long march toward emancipation from the American Revolution through the Civil War

    Bound to Freedom

    By Lisa Kristine

    Hardback £26.43

    A photographic call for a renewed commitment to empower those enslaved, an estimated 36 million throughout the world who live without dignity or rights.

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