Slavery, Abolition and Social Justice

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Designed for teaching and research, Slavery, Abolition and Social Justice brings together documents and collections from libraries and archives across the Atlantic world, covering an extensive time period from 1490. Topics covered include the varieties of slavery, the legacy of slavery, the social justice perspective and the continued existence of slavery today. This resource offers in-depth case studies in America, the Caribbean, Brazil and Cuba, along with important material examining European, Islamic and African involvement in the slave trade.

Highlights:

African forts & the Gold Coast Slave cases decided in the Supreme Courts of Georgia & North Carolina
Brazil Slave testimony
Education & Social Justice Slavery in the Early Americas
The Day Law in Kentucky Songs recalling the Transatlantic Slave Experience
Family Papers, Correspondence, Bills & Plantation Journals Urban Slavery in New York & Philadelphia
Local court records re: slavery in Georgia & North Carolina The Underground Railroad in Pennsylvania
Resistance & Revolts Zanzibar & the Indian Ocean Slave Trade

 

Provider: Adam Matthew
Coverage: 1490-2007