Journals Higher Education



Published: 12 May 2017

288 Pages | 33 hts

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190655266

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The Reinvention of Atlantic Slavery

Technology, Labor, Race, and Capitalism in the Greater Caribbean

Daniel B. Rood

  • Offers a new version of capitalism, technology and slavery that differs from the Cotton South version that dominates nineteenth-century history.
  • Shows how slaves were simultaneously crucial to technological innovation while constantly pushing against the system of slavery as a whole.
  • Brings together history on the Great Caribbean, including Brazil, the Upper South, and Cuba.