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The Comparative Histories of Slavery in Brazil, Cuba, and the United States

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This book is an introductory history of racial slavery in the Americas. Brazil and Cuba were among the first colonial societies to establish slavery in the early sixteenth century. Approximately a century later British colonial Virginia was founded, and slavery became an integral part of local culture and society. In all three nations, slavery spread to nearly every region ...more
Paperback, 314 pages
Published June 1st 2007 by Cambridge University Press
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Mark Spivak
Think slavery was confined to the Southern U.S.? Think again. This book examines how other societies were dealing with the issue at the same time Americans were.
Kb
Interesting comparison of the three slave societies that were the last to emancipate. Odd that Puerto Rico was not included, though.
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Very good !
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