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The London Emancipation Society and Transatlantic Abolitionism in the Civil War Era, 1859–1865.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Slavery & Abolition. Dec2022, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p798-818. 21p.

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Abstract: This article examines the activism of the London Emancipation Society (LES), a British anti-slavery organization initially established as the London Emancipation Committee in 1859 on the eve of the American Civil War. Scholars have long argued that the...

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The Ambiguity of Freedom: Kinship and Motivations for Manumission in Eighteenth-Century Suriname.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Slavery & Abolition. Dec2022, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p758-778. 21p. 1 Color Photograph, 2 Diagrams, 1 Chart, 1 Map.

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Abstract: The quantitative studies of manumission have revealed shifts in patterns of manumission and changes in the types of kinship that were connected to the manumission process. In these studies, the actual people and their motivations remain hidden from vie...

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Calculation and Morality: The Costs of Slavery and the Value of Emancipation in the French Antilles.

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Source(s): Journal of the History of Economic Thought (Cambridge University Press). Sep2022, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p477-479. 3p.

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Examining persistent effects of extractive institutions in the United States.

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Source(s): Economics & Politics. Mar2022, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p142-170. 29p.

Abstract: This paper estimates the medium‐ to long‐run effects of slavery in the United States in a spatial regression discontinuity design. Using the boundary between free and slave states immediately antebellum, we find that legal slavery decreased per capita ...

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Envisioning Freedom: Piecing Together Maryland's Emancipation History.

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Source(s): Art Education; Nov2022, Vol. 75 Issue 6, p50-57, 8p

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Abstract: In the article, the author discusses an instructional resource for high school students and preservice art educators that focuses on the emancipation history of Maryland. Other topics include how commemorative art influences historical memory and how v...

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Immigration, Intoxication, Insanity, and Incarceration in British Guiana.

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Source(s): Slavery & Abolition; Dec2022, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p705-729, 25p

Abstract: Copyright of Slavery & Abolition is the property of Routledge and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, users may print, download, or email...

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Freedom's Captives: Slavery and Gradual Emancipation on the Colombian Black Pacific by Yesenia Barragan.

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Source(s): Journal of Interdisciplinary History. Summer2022, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p173-175. 3p.

Abstract: Barragan, a digital historian who created the I The Free Womb Project i (https://thefreewombproject.com/), relates this history to that of the Haitian Revolution, abolition in the British Caribbean, gradual abolition in the northeastern United States, ...

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Afflicted Slaves, Faithful Vassals: Sevícias, Manumission, and Enslaved Petitioners in Eighteenth-Century Brazil.

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Source(s): Slavery & Abolition. Mar2022, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p91-119. 29p.

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Abstract: This article examines petitions from enslaved people in Brazil to Portuguese monarchs during the eighteenth century, bookended by the end of the Palmares quilombo (fugitive slave community) and the Haitian Revolution. The royal petitioning system provi...

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Black Refugees and the Legal Fiction of Military Manumission in the American Revolution.

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Source(s): Slavery & Abolition. Mar2022, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p140-159. 20p.

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Abstract: Black loyalists in the American Revolution were early crafters of modern international asylum. Using testimony and document-gathering, enslaved people within British lines transformed themselves from runaways into refugees with a right to evacuation fr...

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