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Published: 07 May 2020

290 Pages | 33 hts

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9780197528426

Bookseller Code (06)

The Reinvention of Atlantic Slavery

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

Author 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.