Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 June 2018

336 Pages | 7 black & white illustrations

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9781526122261

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Frontiers of servitude

Slavery in narratives of the early French Atlantic

First Edition

Michael Harrigan

Published by Manchester University Press

Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Studies MUP

  • Uses little-studied manuscript and printed sources and engravings
  • It is interdisciplinary; uses anthropological, historical, literary approaches
  • Analyses what the 'condition' of the slave meant in early colonial French society
  • Focuses on central question of plantation labour, unlike competing work
  • 7 black & white illustrations

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