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The archaeology of slavery : a comparative approach to captivity and coercion / edited by Lydia Wilson Marshall.

Other author/creatorMarshall, Lydia Wilson.
Other author/creatorSouthern Illinois University at Carbondale. Center for Archaeological Investigations.
Other author/creatorAnnual Visiting Scholar Conference (28th : 2012 : Southern Illinois University Carbondale)
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoCarbondale, Illinois : Southern Illinois University Press, [2015]
Descriptionxi, 414 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Supplemental Content Full text available from Ebook Central - Academic Complete
Series Occasional paper / Center for Archaeological Investigations, Southern Illinois University Carbondale ; no. 41
Occasional paper (Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Center for Archaeological Investigations) ; no. 41. ^A352507
Contents Introduction: The comparative archaeology of slavery / Lydia Wilson Marshall -- Commodities or gifts? : captive/slaves in small-scale societies / Catherine M. Cameron -- Bioarchaelogical case studies of slavery, captivity, and other forms of exploitation / Ryan P. Harrod and Debra L. Martin -- The nature of marginality : castle slaves and the Atlantic trade at San Domingo, the Gambia / Liza Gijanto -- Nineteenth-century built landscape of plantation slavery in comparative perspective / Theresa A. Singleton -- "The landscape cannot be said to be really perfect" : a comparative investigation of plantation spatial organization on two British colonial sugar estates / Lynsey A. Bates -- Blind spots in empire : plantation landscapes in early colonial Dominica (1763-1807) / Mark W. Hauser -- Retentions, adaptations, and the need for social control within African and African American communities across the southern United States from 1770 to 1930 / Kenneth L. Brown -- Cities, slavery, and rural ambivalence in precolonial Dahomey / J. Cameron Monroe -- Slavery matters and materiality : Atlantic items, political processes, and the collapse of the Hueda kingdom, Benin, West Africa / Neil L. Norman -- The impact of slavery on the East African political economy and gender relationships / Chapurukha M. Kusimba -- Maroon archaeological research in Mauritius and its possible implications in a global context / Amitava Chowdhury -- Marronage and the politics of memory : fugitive slaves, interaction, and integration in nineteenth-century Kenya / Lydia Wilson Marshall -- The Indian slave trade and Catawba history / Mary Elizabeth Fitts -- Roman columbarium tombs and slave identities / Dorian Borbonus -- Visible people, invisible slavery : plantation archaeology in East Africa / Sarah K. Croucher -- A global perspective on Maroon archaeology in Brazil / Lucio Menezes Ferreira -- Fighting despair : challenges of a comparative, global framework for slavery studies / Christopher C. Fennell.
General notePapers presented at the 28th Annual Visiting Scholar Conference, held at the Center for Archaeological Investigations, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, in March 2012. (Introduction and Visiting Scholar Program's website)
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
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