Jul 03, 2020
Cultivation and Culture: Labor and the Shaping of Slave Life in the Americas
Posted by Philip D. Morgan

So central was labour in the lives of African American slaves that it has often been taken for granted, with little attention given to the type of work that slaves did and the circumstances surrounding it Cultivation and Culture brings together essays by leading scholars of slavery historians, anthropologists and sociologists to explore when, where and how slaves laboSo central was labour in the lives of African American slaves that it has often been taken for granted, with little attention given to the type of work that slaves did and the circumstances surrounding it Cultivation and Culture brings together essays by leading scholars of slavery historians, anthropologists and sociologists to explore when, where and how slaves laboured in growing the New World s great staples and how this work shaped the institution of slavery and the lives of African American slaves.

  • Title: Cultivation and Culture: Labor and the Shaping of Slave Life in the Americas
  • Author: Philip D. Morgan
  • ISBN: 9780813914244
  • Page: 493
  • Format: Paperback
  • Cultivation and Culture Labor and the Shaping of Slave Life in the Americas So central was labour in the lives of African American slaves that it has often been taken for granted with little attention given to the type of work that slaves did and the circumstances surroundin

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    When historians write about slave labor, they most often make the claim that slave labor varied with time and place In the case of this book, slave labor is meant to include both the laboring slaves did for their masters as well as the laboring they did for themselves in order to take part in the independent slave economy Reading this book, the authors of each included essay paint a picture of slave labor that looks very much the same slaves worked for their masters and then slaves worked for th [...]



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