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Title The faces of freedom : the manumission and emancipation of slaves in Old World and New World slavery / edited by Marc Kleijwegt
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 289 pages) : illustrations
Series The Atlantic world ; v. 7
Atlantic world (Leiden, Netherlands) ; v. 7
Contents pt. I. Emancipation and manumission in Old and New World slavery -- pt. II. Freedpeople in a slave society -- pt. III. Freedpeople after emancipation
Summary This volume is concerned with examining the histories of freed slaves in a variety of slave societies in the ancient and modern world, ranging from ancient Rome to the southern States of the US, the Caribbean, and Brazil to Africa in the aftermath of emancipation in the twentieth century. The aim of this work is to present a comparative forum for the study of freed people. By identifying what is separate and what is universal about freed people, it hopes to add to a better understanding of the role and impact of manumission and emancipation in different slave societies
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Freedmen -- Social conditions -- Congresses.
Slaves -- Emancipation -- History -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Computer network resources
Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Kleijwegt, Marc.
International Centre for the History of Slavery.
ISBN 900415082X
9047409388 (electronic bk.)
9789047409380 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)
(alk. paper)