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Title Ports of globalisation, places of Creolisation : Nordic possessions in the Atlantic world during the era of the slave trade / edited by Holger Weiss
Published Boston : Brill, [2016]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 315 pages)
Series Studies in global slavery, 2405-4585 ; volume 1
Studies in global slavery. 2405-4585 ; volume 1
Contents Introduction: portals of early modern globalisation and Creolisation in the Atlantic world during the era of the slave trade / Holger Weiss -- The entangled spaces of Oddena, Oguaa and Osu: a survey of three early modern African Atlantic towns, ca. 1650-1850 / Holger Weiss -- 'A fine flintlock, a pair of ditto pistols and a hat with a gold galloon': Danish political and commercial strategies on the Gold Coast in the early 18th century / Fredrik Hymm Svensli -- Slave trade, slave plantations and Danish colonialism / Per Hernces -- Pre-colonial visions of a colony: the construction of the Pligtarbejder in a proposed Danish West African colony / Jonas Moller Pedersen -- The question of rights in a colour-conscious empire: the Danish West Indies and the global age of revolutions (1800-1850) / Christian Damm Pedersen -- The overly candid missionary historian: C.G.A. Oldendorp's theological ambivalence over slavery in the Danish West Indies / Anders Ahlbiick -- Freedom, autonomy, and independence: exceptional African-Caribbean life experiences in St. Thomas, the Danish West Indies, in the middle of the 18th century / Louise Sebro -- Magic, Obeah and law in the Danish West Indies, 1750s-1840s / Gunvor Simonsen -- Thirty-two lashes at quatre piquets: slave laws and justice in the Swedish colony of St. Barthelemy ca. 1800 / Fredrik Thomasson
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Slavery -- Denmark -- History.
Slavery -- Scandinavia -- History.
Slavery -- United States Virgin Islands -- History.
Denmark -- Colonies -- History.
Scandinavian and Nordic Countries -- Colonies -- History.
United States Virgin Islands -- History.
Form Electronic book
Author Weiss, Holger, editor, author
ISBN 9004302794 (electronic bk.)
9789004302792 (electronic bk.)
(hardback ;) (alk. paper)
(hardback ;) (alk. paper)