A linha propõe um amplo diálogo para pensar a história da escravidão a partir da perspectiva da diáspora africana no Brasil, com ênfase nas relações entre memória, escravidão e formas de pertencimento e cidadania.
The 1,280 images in this collection have been selected from a wide range of sources, most of them dating from the period of slavery. This collection is envisioned as a tool and a resource that can be used by teachers, researchers, students, and the general public - in brief, anyone interested in the experiences of Africans who were enslaved and transported to the Americas and the lives of their descendants in the slave societies of the New World.
Among the most important Louisiana resources available to scholars are the extensive, well-maintained, and searchable sacramental registers, which record baptisms, confirmations, marriages, and burials of individuals. Because sacramental registers detail the life history of the local community over time, they have always been recognized by church officials as having unique and enduring value. More importantly, they illustrate the Catholic heritage of families that are passed from one generation to another.
This site is designed to help researchers and students find primary sources related to slavery, abolition, and resistance within the university’s many libraries and galleries. Select a repository from the list on the right to browse by location or use the search function to sort collections by topic. Consult the research and links pages for information about how to find additional source material.
El Seminario Permanente de Historia: Africanos y Afrodescendientes en América, tiene por objetivo ser un punto de reunión y generación de espacios de discusión sobre la temática histórica, antropológica y cultural de la presencia africana en Chile y América.
The Tudway of Wells papers are the most complete surviving private records pertaining to an Antiguan Sugar plantation; due in no small part to the arms-length nature of the plantation's ownership rendering correspondence between owners and managers essential. A combination of statistical ledgers and narrative correspondence yields quantitative and qualitative information to the researcher. The period covered by these records encompasses the un-phased transition of Antiguan slaves from slavery to waged work.
This unique publication unites a range of collections upon slavery for the first time. With a focus upon Jamaica and the West Indies, they also cover tensions in the anti-slavery movement as Christians challenged churches on their acceptance of proceeds from slavery; while transatlantic tensions were exacerbated when British protestors criticised slavery in the fledgling United States.
Department of History
Despite being abolished by law, slavery continues to be a global institution that crosses geographic, economic and legal borders. According to the most recent Global Slavery Index (2016-2017), it is estimated that over 40 million people are enslaved today, of which more than 15 million are women and girls.
Call for Papers – International Conference
Encounters, Rights, and Sovereignty in the Iberian empires (15th-19th centuries)