By Gwyn Campbell
This significant number of essays examines the historical past and impression of the abolition of the slave exchange and slavery within the Indian Ocean international, a area stretching from Southern and jap Africa to the center East, India, Southeast Asia and the some distance East. Slavery experiences have characteristically targeting the Atlantic slave exchange and slavery within the Americas. compared, the Indian Ocean international slave alternate has been little explored, even though it begun a few 3,500 years prior to 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 eu, within the Indian Ocean international through the 19th and 20th centuries. It assesses their efficacy inside a context of a transforming into call for for labour as a result of an increasing foreign economic system and eu colonisation. The essays express that during making use of definitions of slavery derived from the yankee version, ecu brokers within the zone didn't discover or intentionally neglected other kinds of slavery, and accordingly the abolitionist impulse used to be in basic terms partially winning with the slave alternate nonetheless carrying on with at the present time in lots of components of the Indian Ocean international.
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1 Percentage of Cape slaves by place of origin for selected periods. Note Data from CA, MOOC 10/1–10/5 (auction records, 1697–1750); MOOC 8/1–8/6 (inventories, 1697–1750), MOOC 8/20 (inventories, 1790–3), SO, 6/80–6/110, Slave registers for Stellenbosch district. 14 The tantalising scraps of evidence found so far suggest that purchase of slaves, often children, at times of famine was one method of obtaining such slaves. 15 In 1768, ‘because of her utter poverty and lack of means of livelihood’, a mother in Nagapatnam sold her nine- or tenyear-old daughter called ‘China’ for 15 silver rupees to a VOC trumpeter.
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’.
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Abolition and Its Aftermath in the Indian Ocean, Africa and Asia (Studies in Slave and Post-Slave Societies and Cultures) by Gwyn Campbell