Modern slavery is widespread, but systemic injustice in society means this crime is able to perpetuate, hidden in plain sight. This expose shares moving survivor stories uncovering the harsh reality of modern slavery, and reveals what is going on behind closed doors, encouraging all of us to challenge this current atrocity.
Human Consumption and Homoeroticism within US Slave Culture
Takes the enslaved person's claims of human consumption seriously, focusing on both the literal starvation of the slave and the tropes of cannibalism on the part of the slaveholder, and further draws attention to the ways in which Blacks experienced their consumption as a fundamentally homoerotic occurrence.
The Forgotten History of Britain's White Slaves in America
Tells the story of the thousands of Britons who lived and died in bondage in Britain's American colonies. This book demonstrates that the brutalities usually associated with black slavery alone were perpetrated on whites throughout British rule.
A Tragic Tale of Slavery, Smuggling, and Chocolate
A little-know story of mutiny and murder illustrating the centrality of smuggling and slavery in early American society On the night of June 1, 1743, terror struck the schooner Rising Sun. After completing a routine smuggling voyage where the crew sold enslaved Africans in exchange for chocolate, sugar, and coffee in the Dutch colony of ......
Slave Resistance and the Origins of the United States of America
Illuminates how the preservation of slavery was a motivating factor for the Revolutionary War The successful 1776 revolt against British rule in North America has been hailed almost universally as a great step forward for humanity. But the Africans then living in the colonies overwhelmingly sided with the British. In this trailblazing book, ......
The Life and Writings of a Pan-Africanist Pioneer, 1799-1851
John Brown Russwurm (1799-1851) played a pioneering role as an educator, abolitionist, editor, government official, emigrationist and colonizationist. He is the first African American graduate of Maine's Bowdoin College, and co-founder of Freedom's Journal. This title presents an account of Russwurm's life.
The United States, Brazil, and the African Slave Trade
During its heyday in the 19th century, the African slave trade was fueled by the close relationship of the US and Brazil. This work tells the story of how US nationals participated in this odious commerce by creating diplomatic, social, and political ties with Brazil, which has the largest population of African origin outside of Africa itself.
A Psychological Portrait of the Southern Slave Master and His Legacy of
Written by a clinical and forensic psychologist, Marse: A Psychological Portrait of the American Southern White Elite Slave Master and His Endurig Impact focuses on the white men who composed the southern planter class. The book is a psychological autopsy of the mind and slaveholding behavior that helps explain the enduring roots of white ......