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The Oxford Handbook of Slavery in the Americas

Edited by Robert L. Paquette and Mark M. Smith

Oxford Handbooks

  • A comprehensive guide to the history and interpretation of slavery in the Americas, with over thirty contributions from an international team of leading scholars
  • Impressive geographic and temporal coverage, with essays on colonial and antebellum America, Brazil, the Caribbean, the Indies, and South America
  • Includes thematic essays on comparative slavery, the economics of slavery, historical methodology in the field, slavery and the law, among others
  • Explains the enduring importance of earlier historiography, identifies current trends and developments, and offers informed commentary on future developments in the field