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H-Slavery seeks to promote interaction and exchange among scholars engaged in research on slavery, the slave trade, abolition, and emancipation. It is dedicated to the dissemination of information about the history of slavery and antislavery in all time periods and parts of the world.

Recent Content

New in 2015: the Journal of Human Trafficking

New to Routledge in 2015:

Journal of Human Trafficking

Journal of Human Trafficking is devoted to the dissemination of scholarship on all issues related to trafficking in persons and allied forms of contemporary slavery. The principal aim of the journal is to draw upon insights and expertise from a variety of disciplines and perspectives in order to better understand the global dimensions of – and evolving policy responses relating to – human trafficking. In keeping with this expansive mandate, the journal welcomes submissions in a range of areas, including:  

AAS Regional Academic Seminar: Maria Alessandra Bollettino, April 29

On Tuesday, April 29, at 5:00 PM the American Antiquarian Society will offer a Regional Academic Seminar at the Society's Goddard-Daniels House in Worcester, MA. These seminars are offered in association with the history departments ofBrown University, Clark University, and the University of Connecticut.

The talk on April 29 will be by Maria Alessandra Bollettino, an assistant professor of history at Framingham State University and a current National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow at AAS. The title of Prof. Bollettino's talk will be: The British Empire’s “Sable Arm”: Black Combatants in the Mid-Eighteenth-Century Caribbean and Postwar Antislavery.

Congratulations to the Winner of the 2013 George and Ann Richards Prize

Thavolia Glymph has won the George and Ann Richards Prize for the best article published in The Journal of the Civil War Era in 2013. Her article, “Rose’s War and the Gendered Politics of Slave Insurgency in the Civil War,” appeared in the December issue. The article was selected for the award by a two-person panel consisting of past Richards Prize winners. The prize earns the recipient a $1,000 award.

Latest issue of J. of African Diaspora Archaeology & Heritage now available


Our new issue of the Journal of African Diaspora Archaeology and Heritage is now available online and in the mail to subscribers.

A table of contents is set out below.

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Stone Artifacts and Glass Tools from Enslaved African Contexts on St. Kitts’ Southeast Peninsula,
By Todd M. Ahlman Bobby R. Braly and Gerald F. Schroedl
Journal of African Diaspora Archaeology and Heritage, Vol. 3, No. 1: 1-25.

The “Color” of Heritage: Decolonizing Collaborative Archaeology in the Caribbean,
By Edward González-Tennant