"This anthology epitomizes the strengths of the new history of slavery: a world-wide perspective that cuts across time and space... and emphasizes the actual experience of enslavement and on enslaved peoples as active agents with their own distinct voices." - Steven Mintz, author of Huck's Raft: A History of American Childhood"
About the Author
Gwyn Campbell, Canada Research Chair in Indian Ocean World History at McGill University, is the author and editor of many works, including Abolition and Its Aftermath in Indian Ocean Africa and Asia and An Economic History of Imperial Madagascar. Suzanne Miers is professor emerita of history at Ohio University. She is the author of Slavery in the Twentieth Century and coeditor of The End of Slavery and other books. Joseph C. Miller is the T. Cary Johnson, Jr. Professor of History at the University of Virginia. He is the author of Kings and Kinsmen, Way of Death, and works on the world history of slavery.