Reviews

Author: 
Malcolm Jack
Reviewer: 
Naomi Preston

Preston on Jack, 'To the Fairest Cape: European Encounters in the Cape of Good Hope'

Malcolm Jack. To the Fairest Cape: European Encounters in the Cape of Good Hope. Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press, 2018. 270 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-68448-000-5

Reviewed by Naomi Preston (University of South Wales) Published on H-Slavery (December, 2020) Commissioned by Andrew J. Kettler (University of California, Los Angeles)

Author: 
P. J. Marshall
Reviewer: 
Trevor Bryant

Bryant on Marshall, 'Edmund Burke and the British Empire in the West Indies: Wealth, Power, and Slavery'

P. J. Marshall. Edmund Burke and the British Empire in the West Indies: Wealth, Power, and Slavery. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019. 272 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-884120-3.

Reviewed by Trevor Bryant (Florida International University) Published on H-Slavery (October, 2020) Commissioned by Andrew J. Kettler (University of California, Los Angeles)

Author: 
Alejandro de la Fuente, Ariela Julie Gross
Reviewer: 
Patrick Barker

Barker on Fuente and Gross, 'Becoming Free, Becoming Black: Race, Freedom, and Law in Cuba, Virginia, and Louisiana'

Alejandro de la Fuente, Ariela Julie Gross. Becoming Free, Becoming Black: Race, Freedom, and Law in Cuba, Virginia, and Louisiana. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020. 294 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-48064-2

Author: 
Hendrik Hartog
Reviewer: 
Edward Mair

Mair on Hartog, 'The Trouble with Minna: A Case of Slavery and Emancipation in the Antebellum North'

Hendrik Hartog. The Trouble with Minna: A Case of Slavery and Emancipation in the Antebellum North. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018. 208 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-4088-4.

Reviewed by Edward Mair (University of Hull) Published on H-Slavery (August, 2020) Commissioned by Andrew J. Kettler (University of California, Los Angeles)

Author: 
Rebecca Shumway, Trevor R. Getz, eds.
Reviewer: 
Ralph Austen

Austen on Shumway and Getz, 'Slavery and Its legacy in Ghana and the Diaspora'

Rebecca Shumway, Trevor R. Getz, eds. Slavery and Its legacy in Ghana and the Diaspora. New York: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2017. 272 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4742-5663-6.

Reviewed by Ralph Austen (University of Chicago) Published on H-Slavery (August, 2020) Commissioned by Andrew J. Kettler (University of California, Los Angeles)

Author: 
Emma Christopher
Reviewer: 
Patricia M. Muhammad

Muhammad on Christopher, 'Freedom in White and Black: A Lost Story of the Illegal Slave Trade and Its Global Legacy'

Emma Christopher. Freedom in White and Black: A Lost Story of the Illegal Slave Trade and Its Global Legacy. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2018. 328 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-299-31620-4

Reviewed by Patricia M. Muhammad (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Slavery (August, 2020) Commissioned by Andrew J. Kettler (University of California, Los Angeles)

Author: 
Kristalyn Shefveland
Reviewer: 
Jeffrey Glossner

Glossner on Shefveland, 'Anglo-Native Virginia: Trade, Conversion, and Indian Slavery in the Old Dominion, 1646-1722'

Kristalyn Shefveland. Anglo-Native Virginia: Trade, Conversion, and Indian Slavery in the Old Dominion, 1646-1722. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2016. 184 pp. $54.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-5025-7

Reviewed by Jeffrey Glossner (University of Mississippi) Published on H-Slavery (August, 2020) Commissioned by Andrew J. Kettler (University of California, Los Angeles)

Author: 
Steven Katz
Reviewer: 
Charlton Yingling

Yingling on Katz, 'The Holocaust and New World Slavery: A Comparative History'

Steven Katz. The Holocaust and New World Slavery: A Comparative History. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. 2 vols. 1000 pp. $275.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-41508-8

Reviewed by Charlton Yingling (University of Louisville) Published on H-Slavery (August, 2020) Commissioned by Andrew J. Kettler (University of California, Los Angeles)

Author: 
Lamonte Aidoo
Reviewer: 
Rachael Pasierowska

Pasierowska on Aidoo, 'Slavery Unseen: Sex, Power, and Violence in Brazilian History'

Lamonte Aidoo. Slavery Unseen: Sex, Power, and Violence in Brazilian History. Latin America Otherwise Series. Durham: Duke University Press, 2018. 272 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-7129-8; $99.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-7116-8.

Reviewed by Rachael Pasierowska (Rice University) Published on H-Slavery (June, 2020) Commissioned by Andrew J. Kettler (University of California, Los Angeles)

Author: 
Charles Postel
Reviewer: 
Chris Fobare

Fobare on Postel, 'Equality: An American Dilemma, 1866-1896'

Charles Postel. Equality: An American Dilemma, 1866-1896. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2019. 400 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8090-7963-6

Reviewed by Chris Fobare (Worcester State University) Published on H-Slavery (June, 2020) Commissioned by David M. Prior (University of New Mexico)

Author: 
Padraig Riley
Reviewer: 
Tara Strauch

Strauch on Boles, 'Jefferson: Architect of American Liberty' and Riley, 'Slavery and the Democratic Conscience: Political Life in Jeffersonian America'

John B. Boles. Jefferson: Architect of American Liberty. New York: Basic Books, 2017. 640 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-09468-4Padraig Riley. Slavery and the Democratic Conscience: Political Life in Jeffersonian America. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016. 328 pp. $47.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4749-7.

Author: 
Erna Brodber
Reviewer: 
Justin Iverson

Iverson on Brodber, 'Moments of Cooperation and Incorporation: African American and African Jamaican Connections, 1782-1996'

Erna Brodber. Moments of Cooperation and Incorporation: African American and African Jamaican Connections, 1782-1996. Kingston: University of the West Indies Press, 2019. xv + 184 pp. $50.00 (paper), ISBN 978-976-640-708-7.

Reviewed by Justin Iverson (Northern Illinois University) Published on H-Slavery (April, 2020) Commissioned by Andrew J. Kettler (University of California, Los Angeles)

Author: 
Sophie White
Reviewer: 
Chris Blakley

Blakley on White, 'Voices of the Enslaved: Love, Labor, and Longing in French Louisiana'

Sophie White. Voices of the Enslaved: Love, Labor, and Longing in French Louisiana. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2019. 352 pp. $25.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-5404-1.

Reviewed by Chris Blakley (UCLA) Published on H-Slavery (April, 2020) Commissioned by Andrew J. Kettler (University of California, Los Angeles)

Author: 
Márcia Regina Berbel, Rafael de Bivar Marquese, Tâmis Parron
Reviewer: 
Lewis Eliot

Eliot on Berbel and Marquese and Parron, 'Slavery and Politics: Brazil and Cuba, 1790-1850'

Márcia Regina Berbel, Rafael de Bivar Marquese, Tâmis Parron. Slavery and Politics: Brazil and Cuba, 1790-1850. Trans. Leonardo Marques. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2016. 368 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8263-5648-2.

Reviewed by Lewis Eliot (University of South Carolina) Published on H-Slavery (March, 2020) Commissioned by Andrew J. Kettler (University of California, Los Angeles)

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