New Books on Slavery, June 2020

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New Books on Slavery, June 2020


Carico, Aaron. Black Market: The Slave’s Value in National Culture after 1865. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2020. [United States]


Eichmann, Flavio. Krieg und Revolution in der Karibik: Die Kleinen Antillen 1789–1815 [War and Revolution in the Caribbean: The Lesser Antilles, 1789–1815]. Berlin: de Gruyter/ Oldenbourg, 2019. [Caribbean]


Goddu, Teresa. Selling Antislavery: Abolition and Mass Media in Antebellum America. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2020. [United States]


Sandy, Laura R. The Overseers of Early American Slavery: Supervisors, Enslaved Labourers, and the Plantation Enterprise. New York: Routledge, 2020. [America, Virginia, Chesapeake, South Carolina, Lowcountry, Caribbean]


Sandy, Laura R., and Marie S. Molloy, eds. The Civil War and Slavery Reconsidered: Negotiating the Peripheries. New York, Routledge, 2019. [America, United States, Great Britain, Europe, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Pennsylvania]


Sharples, Jason T. The World That Fear Made: Slave Revolts and Conspiracy Scares in Early America. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2020. [Caribbean, North America]


Thomas, Sarah. Witnessing Slavery: Art and Travel in the Age of Abolition. London: Paul Mellon Centre for Yale University Press, 2019. [Caribbean, Jamaica, Barbados, Dominica, Brazil, Suriname, Great Britain]