Atlas of Slavery

Wydawnictwo: angielskie
Data wydania: 2005
Kategoria: Socjologia, filozofia
ISBN: 978-0-582-43780-7
Liczba stron: 0
Dodał/a książkę: Autor X

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"James Walvin maps the history of slavery from ancient to modern times and provides a succinctly written commentary on the same,.......further enhancing his reputation as one of the leading international figures in raising public awareness and understanding of slavery and its impact on global history".David Richardson, Professor of Economic History, University of Hull. This is a wide-ranging and extremely useful study of the historical geography of slavery and the slave trade. This Atlas will be an invaluable resource for students studying slavery and for the general reader interested in this important area.Professor Gad Heuman, Department of History, University of Warwick. Slavery transformed Africa, Europe and the Americas and hugely-enhanced the well-being of the West but the subject of slavery can be hard to understand because of its huge geographic and chronological span. This book uses a unique atlas format to present the story of slavery, explaining its historical importance and making this complex story and its geographical setting easy to understand. Unique atlas format with 85 maps chronicling the history of slavery Highly accessible, it will enhance the reader's understanding of this complex area Explains the historical importance of slavery and locates its geographical setting Up-to-date with the latest scholarship"...a well-written textbook containing 87 maps, all accompanied by substantial text, that fills a gap in the market. It is a comprehensive but accessible survey of slavery over time.""...as an introductory visual guide to slavery in all its bewildering variety, this atlas is ideal."Trevor Burnard, The Times Higher, February 24th 2006

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English Urban Life 1776-1851
J. Walvin0
Okładka ksiązki - English Urban Life 1776-1851

The years between 1776 and 1851 are of profound importance for the social and urban historian. English town dwellers of the period experienced some fundamental...

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