By Gwyn Campbell
This crucial number of essays examines the background and influence of the abolition of the slave alternate and slavery within the Indian Ocean global, a sector stretching from Southern and jap Africa to the center East, India, Southeast Asia and the a ways East. Slavery reports have commonly targeting the Atlantic slave alternate and slavery within the Americas. compared, the Indian Ocean global slave alternate has been little explored, even though it began a few 3,500 years sooner than the Atlantic slave exchange and persists to the current day. This quantity, which follows a suite of essays The constitution of Slavery in Indian Ocean Africa and Asia (Frank Cass, 2004), examines some of the abolitionist impulses, indigenous and ecu, within the Indian Ocean international through the 19th and 20th centuries. It assesses their efficacy inside a context of a starting to be call for for labour as a result of an increasing foreign financial system and ecu colonisation. The essays convey that during employing definitions of slavery derived from the yank version, ecu brokers within the sector didn't notice or intentionally neglected other kinds of slavery, and for that reason the abolitionist impulse was once purely partially winning with the slave exchange nonetheless carrying on with this present day in lots of components of the Indian Ocean global.
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Extra info for Abolition and Its Aftermath in the Indian Ocean, Africa and Asia (Studies in Slave and Post-Slave Societies and Cultures)
For the large majority of its period as a slave-importing colony (1658–1807) it was an integral part of the Vereenigde OostIndische Compagnie (‘Dutch East India Company’, hereafter VOC) trading network in the Indian Ocean, drawing slaves from a wide range of Asian and southwestern Indian Ocean regions. When the Cape came under the control of the British in 1795, the main increase in imported slaves came from Mozambique and other regions of southeastern Africa. Emancipation in the 1830s was on the model of British colonies in the Atlantic and Mauritius rather than those of British India or other Asian slave societies.
331–79. 46 Redemption here refers to the payment to the owner of the purchase price of the slave in order for the slave to acquire/regain non-slave status. 47 Reid, ‘Introduction’, p. 17; see also Warren, ‘The Structure of Slavery’. Abolition and its aftermath in Indian ocean Africa and Asia 22 48 Suzanne Miers and Martin Klein, ‘Introduction’ to idem (eds), Slavery and Colonial Rule in Africa (London: Frank Cass, 1999), p. 9. 49 Delaye, ‘Slavery and Colonial Representations’; Turton, ‘Violent Capture of People’.
71. Atwell, ‘Volcanism and Short-term Climatic Change in East Asian and World History, c. 1200–1699’, Journal of World History 12, 1 (2001), pp. ), Structure of Slavery, pp. vii–xxxii. html. 22 Atwell, ‘Volcanism’, pp. 32, 37. , p. 31. McNeill, Plagues and Peoples (New York: Anchor Books, 1976), pp. 231–4. g. Campbell, ‘The State and Pre-colonial Demographic History’. 26 McNeill, Plagues and Peoples, pp. 231–4. 27 Chandra, ‘The Colonial Legacy’, p. 11. 28 McNeill, Plagues and Peoples, pp. 268–9.
Abolition and Its Aftermath in the Indian Ocean, Africa and Asia (Studies in Slave and Post-Slave Societies and Cultures) by Gwyn Campbell