New Books on Slavery, May 2020

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New Books on Slavery, May 2020



Bellows, Amanda Brickell. American Slavery and Russian Serfdom in the Post-Emancipation Imagination. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2020. [United States, Russia]  


Harbour, Jennifer R. Organizing Freedom: Black Emancipation Activism in the Civil War Midwest. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2020. [Midwest U.S., Illinois, Indiana, Chicago, Indianapolis]


Hunt-Kennedy, Stefanie. Between Fitness and Death: Disability and Slavery in the Caribbean. Urbana, Chicago, and Springfield: University of Illinois Press, 2020. [Caribbean, Atlantic world]


Ogborn, Miles. The Freedom of Speech: Talk and Slavery in the Anglo-Caribbean World. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2019. [Atlantic, Caribbean, Jamaica, Barbados, Great Britain]


Walker, Christine. Jamaica Ladies: Female Slaveholders and the Creation of Britain’s Atlantic Empire. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2020. [Jamaica, Great Britain, Caribbean, Atlantic world]


Zeuske, Michael. Handbuch Geschichte der Sklaverei: Eine Globalgeschichte von den Anfängen bis heute, 2 vols., 2nd ed. Berlin/Boston: De Gruyter, 2019. [global]