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  1. General reading list 16 items
    1. Slavery and social death: a comparative study - Orlando Patterson 1982

      Book Recommended

    2. Cross-Cultural Exchange in the Atlantic World: Angola and Brazil during the Era of the Slave Trade - Roquinaldo Amaral Ferreira, Cambridge Books Online (Online service) 2012 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    3. Sex, sickness, and slavery: illness in the antebellum South - Marli Frances Weiner 2014

      Book Essential

    4. Blacks of the rosary: memory and history in Minas Gerais, Brazil - Elizabeth W. Kiddy c2005

      Book Recommended

    5. Rio Claro: a Brazilian plantation system, 1820-1920 - Warren Dean 1976

      Book Recommended

    6. Vassouras: a Brazilian coffee county, 1850-1900 - Stanley J. Stein 1957

      Book Recommended

    7. Slavery in the Development of the Americas - David Eltis, Frank D. Lewis, Kenneth L. Sokoloff, Cambridge Books Online (Online service) 2004 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    8. Slavery in the New World: a reader in comparative history - Laura Foner, D. Genovese, Eugene 1969

      Book Further

    9. The slavery reader - Gad J. Heuman, James Walvin 2003

      Book Essential

    10. Questioning slavery - James Walvin 1996

      Book Recommended

    11. Inhuman bondage: the rise and fall of slavery in the New World - David Brion Davis 2006

      Book Essential

    12. Modern slavery: the margins of freedom - Julia O'Connell Davidson, dawsonera 2015

      Book 

    13. Freedom burning: anti-slavery and empire in Victorian Britain - Richard Huzzey, ProQuest (Firm) 2012 (electronic resource)

      Book Further

  2. Week one: What is slavery? 13 items
    1. Required reading 5 items
      1. Primary documents 2 items
    2. Recommended reading 8 items
      1. How Africans became Integral to New World History - D Brion Davis

        Chapter Recommended

      2. The Ancient Foundations of Modern Slavery - D Brion Davis

        Chapter Recommended

      3. Modern slavery: the margins of freedom - Julia O'Connell Davidson, dawsonera 2015

        Book 

      4. Amistad 1997

        Audio-visual document Further

  3. Week two: Mastery and paternalism 14 items
    1. Required reading 4 items
      1. Chapter of Roll, Jordan, roll: the world the slaves made - E Genovese

        Chapter Essential Multiple copies available in the library, unable to digitise under book's licensing terms.

      2. The masters and the slaves (Casa-Grande & senzala): a study in the development of Brazilian civilization - Gilberto Freyre, Samuel Putnam 1964

        Book Essential For this seminar, pp. 255-75 will be sufficient (or, skim read the chapter c.100 pages)

    2. Recommended reading 10 items
      1. The slave community: plantation life in the antebellum south - John W. Blassingame 1972

        Book Essential

      2. The black family in slavery and freedom, 1750-1925 - Herbert G. Gutman 1976

        Book Recommended

      3. Slavery, the civil law, and the Supreme Court of Louisiana - Judith Kelleher Schafer c1994

        Book Recommended

      4. Rape and race in the nineteenth-century South - Diane Miller Sommerville 2004

        Book Recommended

      5. Time on the Cross: the economics of American negro slavery - Robert William Fogel, Stanley L. Engerman 1974

        Book Recommended

      6. Gone with the Wind 1939

        Audio-visual document Further

  4. Week three: Contrasting fates? Caribbean and American slave populations 27 items
    1. Required reading 4 items
    2. Recommended reading 13 items
      1. Teaching Ar'n't I a Woman? - Daina Ramey. Berry 2007

        Article Further

      2. Slave breeding: sex, violence, and memory in African American history - Gregory D. Smithers 2013

        Book Recommended

      3. 12 Years a Slave 2013

        Audio-visual document Further

      4. Sex, sickness, and slavery: illness in the antebellum South - Marli Frances Weiner 2014

        Book 

      5. Birthing a slave: motherhood and medicine in the antebellum South - Marie Jenkins Schwartz 2009

        Book 

      6. Medical bondage: race, gender, and the origins of American gynecology - Deirdre Benia Cooper Owens 2017

        Book 

    3. Week four: Gendered violence 10 items
      1. Required reading 3 items
      2. Recommended reading 7 items
        1. Slave against slave: plantation violence in the old South - Jeff Forret 2015

          Book Recommended

        2. Soul by soul: life inside the antebellum slave market - Walter Johnson 1999

          Book Recommended

        3. Django Unchained 2012

          Audio-visual document Further

  5. Seminar 5: 'Agency' 58 items
    1. Required reading 3 items
      1. On Agency - W. Johnson 01/09/2003

        Article Essential

      2. Chapter of Questioning slavery: 'Cultivating Independence' - J Walvin

        Chapter Essential

    2. Recommended reading 7 items
      1. Dispossessed lives: enslaved women, violence, and the archive - Marisa J. Fuentes 2016

        Book Recommended

      2. Roll, Jordan, roll: the world the slaves made - Eugene D. Genovese 1974

        Book Recommended

      3. The Hemingses of Monticello: an American family - Annette Gordon-Reed 2009, c2008

        Book Recommended

      4. Slave against slave: plantation violence in the old South - Jeff Forret 2015

        Book Recommended

    3. Week 6: Primary source session (testimony of the formerly enslaved) 14 items
      1. Primary source sets 4 items
        1. Slave testimony - John W. Blassingame c1976

          Book Recommended

        2. Weevils in the wheat: interviews with Virginia ex-slaves - Charles L. Perdue, Thomas E. Barden, Robert K. Phillips 1992

          Book Recommended

      2. Secondary literature relating to the testimony of the formerly enslaved 10 items
        1. Required reading 3 items
        2. Recommended reading 7 items
          1. Voices from slavery: 100 authentic slave narratives - ProQuest (Firm) c2000 (electronic resource)

            Book Recommended

          2. Witnessing slavery: the development of ante-bellum slave narratives - Frances Smith Foster c1994

            Book Recommended

          3. History from Slave Sources - C. Vann Woodward, George P. Rawick 04/1974

            Article Recommended

          4. Long past slavery: representing race in the Federal Writers' Project - Catherine A. Stewart 2016

            Book Essential

    4. Week eight: Pigmentocracy, manumission and free people of colour 16 items
      1. Required reading 4 items
      2. Recommended reading 12 items
    5. Week 9: Slave Rebellions in Jamaica and Virginia 12 items
      1. Required reading 3 items
      2. Recommended reading 9 items
        1. Empire of cotton: a global history - Sven Beckert 2015

          Book Recommended

        2. Who Put Their Capitalism in My Slavery? - Scott Reynolds Nelson 2015

          Article Recommended

    6. Week 10: Understanding freedom 3 items
      1. Required reading 3 items
      2. Recommended reading 0 items
    7. Week 11: Legacies of slavery in the Americas 3 items
      1. Required reading 0 items
        See links in module handbook to online articles
      2. Recommended reading 3 items
  6. Medicine and slavery: Additional reading 9 items
    1. Sex, sickness, and slavery: illness in the antebellum South - Marli Frances Weiner 2014

      Book 

    2. Medical bondage: race, gender, and the origins of American gynecology - Deirdre Benia Cooper Owens 2017

      Book 

    3. Health and medicine in the circum-Caribbean, 1800-1968 - Juanita De Barros, Steven Paul Palmer, David Wright 2009

      Book 

    4. Birthing a slave: motherhood and medicine in the antebellum South - Marie Jenkins Schwartz 2009

      Book 

  7. Slavery and animals: additional reading 2 items
  8. Surviving slavery in the British Caribbean - Randy M. Browne 2017

    Book 

  9. Plantation kingdom: the American South and its global commodities - Richard J. Follett, Sven Beckert, Peter A. Coclanis, Barbara Hahn 2016

    Book 

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