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Yale University Press, British Antislavery in Sierra Leone in the Age of Revolution explores British abolitionism within the context of Sierra Leone but more than that he argues that abolitionism was connected to the imperial project of expansion and colonialism. He provides a view of the way that histories of British slavery and emancipation looked like from the vantage point of West Africa.
Based on exhaustive research within British missionary and personal papers as well as documents in the Sierra Leone archives, this compellingly written study breaks conceptual ground and charts a new historiographical direction.
Scanlan makes connections between the logic of capitalism and its intersection with colonialism and slavery. He demonstrates how British West Africa was enmeshed with economic systems at a global level and by taking the focus away from Europe, he challenges the prevailing narratives of abolitionism and colonialism.
This compelling book makes a huge contribution to our understanding of the processes which led to abolition but has wider implications for the historiography and the paradigms that inform it. Shortlisted Books Roisin Cossar. Clerical Households in Late Medieval Italy.
Harvard University Press, John Forrester and Laura Cameron. Cambridge University Press, A History of Slavery and Emancipation in Iran, University of Texas Press, Childbirth and Contraception from to University of North Carolina Press, Mexicans usually sought to keep these elements of life private, but Jaffary has diligently unearthed them and persuasively shows how reproduction figured into new discourses linking gender to colonialism and nationalism.
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This is a work that demonstrates how to make economic history generally and the social history of capitalism in particular relevant and compelling not only to specialist researchers but also to a broad non-specialist audience.
Her account of the emergence and development of a finely niched rental market in residential accommodation, in which not only the poor but also wealthy, fashion-conscious property-owners participated as renters, is particularly fascinating.
Her work likewise contributes to broader historical conversations — currently of interest to specialists of different eras, societies and disciplinary orientations — about the social roles of real estate and the significance of opening it to commodification.
Yet her treatment consistently avoids presentism and remains solidly historically focused throughout. Writing with freshness and originality about a city that has been the subject of such intensive research is a daunting task. University of Chicago Press, University of California Press, The Journal of Instructional Pedagogies (JIP) publishes original academic research related to contemporary instructional techniques and education issues.
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Arkansas Inmate Released From Prison After Judge's Ruling. An Arkansas man whose murder conviction was overturned with the help of the Midwest Innocence Project was freed from prison.
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