3 edition of Problem of Slavery as History found in the catalog.
Problem of Slavery as History
February 15, 2007
by Yale University Press
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||320|
David Brion Davis, The Problem of Slavery in Western Culture (Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, ). PART ONE: 1. The Historical Problem: Slavery and the Meaning of America. This chapter opens by pointing out a fundamental contradiction in early American values that prized liberty yet perpetuated slavery. Hill, Polly, ‘ From slavery to freedom: the case of farm-slavery in Nigerian Hausaland ’, Comparative Studies in Society and History, xviii (), – 39 Ibid. –7. Among Fulani the differences between forms of slavery were as Cited by:
David Brion Davis is Sterling Professor of History at Yale University and President of the Organization of American Historians. Winner of the Bancroft Prize, the National Book Award, and the Beveridge Award of the A.H.A., he is the author of several books, including Slavery and Human Progress and The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Revolution. An illustration from the book The Negro in American History, written by John W. Cromwell, depicts the brutality of the slave trade. In the late 19th and early 20th century, black people began Author: Cynthia Greenlee.
The Peculiar Institution: Slavery in the Anti-Bellum South by Kenneth Stampp. The Problem of Slavery in Western Culture by David Brion Davis. The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Revolution by David Brion Davis. The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation by David Brion Davis. A detailed review of these four books can be found here. Slavery in early Roman history seems to have been of the same type as in Greece, but by the 1st cent. BC, as the Roman Empire continued to expand, a form of agricultural slavery called estate slavery was introduced on a wide scale; in this form agriculture was pursued by large numbers of slaves in an impersonal relationship with the landowner.
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“Ambitious, incisive, and poetic, The Problem of Slavery as History challenges us to rethink our understanding of African, Atlantic and global history.
At once a remarkable journey through the past and a manifesto for the future, it is a must-read for all those invested in the work of history.”—Laurent Dubois, author of Haiti: The Cited by: “Ambitious, incisive, and poetic, The Problem of Slavery as History challenges us to rethink our understanding of African, Atlantic and global history.
At once a remarkable journey through the past and a manifesto for the future, it is a must-read for all those invested in the work of history.”—Laurent Dubois, author of Haiti: The. The Problem of Slavery in Christian America aims at providing otherwise well-intended Christians and conservatives a deeper understanding of that history, a starting point for discussion and, if necessary, repentance, and with a biblical response to the larger problem of racism, all while refusing to capitulate to non-Christian leftism.4/5(24).
The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Revolution was published in It won the National Book Award. It won the National Book Award. Davis planned a third volume to cover a nearly seventy-year period beginning with the push for abolition in Britain, and ending when Brazil became the final country in the New World to abolish slavery.
The historian's trilogy, The Problem of Slavery, won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, among others. More than that, though, a colleague says Davis' work "shook up the field of history.". The Problem of Slavery as History book.
Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Why did slavery—an accepted evil for thousands of years— /5. The Problem of Slavery in Western Culture written by David Brion Davis and published by Cornell University Press in won the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction in It was republished in by Oxford University Press.
References. The Problem of Slavery as History: A Global Approach The Problem of Slavery as History: A Global ApproachByAuthor: Franklin W. Knight. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.
The problem of slavery in Western culture by David Brion Davis; 5 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Slavery, Slavery and the church, Kritik, Aspect religieux, Sklaverei, Geschichte, Cultuur, Esclavage, Slavernij, Het Westen.
The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Revolution, book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. David Brion Davis's books /5. “The Problem of Slavery in Christian America, An Ethical-Judicial History of American Slavery and Racism” by Dr.
Joel McDurmon. It is must-reading, especially in these days when denominations like the PCA are making public apologies for past sins, and confederate monuments are coming down all over the South. History of Slavery Enslaved people in the antebellum South constituted about one-third of the southern population.
Most lived on large plantations or. About The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation. Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for General Nonfiction Shortlisted for the Cundill Prize in Historical Literature From the revered historian, the long-awaited conclusion of the magisterial history of slavery and emancipation in Western culture that has been nearly fifty years in the making.
Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Davis (Sterling Professor of History Emeritus, Yale Univ.) here completes his trilogy begun with The Problem of Slavery in Western Culture () and continued with The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Revolution, – ().5/5(1).
Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David Brion Davis discusses the final volume of his three-volume history of slavery in the West. He focuses on emancipation, from the importance of the Haitian. “The Problem of Slavery in Early Vermont explodes this myth, demonstrating conclusively that the enslavement of people of color under various guises persisted in the state for another thirty years,” attests Joanne Pope Melish, Associate Professor of History, University of Kentucky.
Five history professors, pundits and human rights organizations have recommended five historical titles that shed light on the history of white supremacy in the country.
Slavery, Propaganda, and. The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Revolution, David Brion Davis "At a recent meeting of American historians a session was devoted to the question: 'Is intellectual history dead?' Those who replied in the affirmative should read David Brion Davis's new book.
The problem of slavery as history --History as a problem of slaving --Slavery and history as problems in Africa --Problematizing slavery in the Americas as history --Appendix: schematic historical sequences of slaving. Series Title: David Brion. This is the first in three pieces on the question of Islam and slavery.
It demonstrates that the very term ‘slavery’ is so ambiguous as to be functionally useless for the purposes of discussing extreme domination and exploitation across history.
It should be conditions of extreme exploitation that are focused on, not shifting terms. The second essay will lay out the understanding of. National Book Foundation > Books > The Problem of Slavery in Western Culture. The Problem of Slavery in Western Culture Finalist, National Book Awards for History And Biography.
ISBN Oxford University Press | David Brion Davis. More about this. Joseph C. Miller's reflections on “the problem of slavery as history,” originally presented as lectures at the Gilder Lehrman Center in honor of David Brion Davis, is a conceptual overview of the process of enslaving or “slaving,” as coined here by : Paul E.
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