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Author: Moses I. Finley
ISBN: 0714643890
Subcategory: Humanities
Pages 160 pages
Publisher Routledge; 1 edition (May 18, 2003)
Language English
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eBook Classical Slavery (Slave and Post-Slave Societies and Cultures) download

by Moses I. Finley


Series: Slave and Post-Slave Societies and Cultures. Paperback: 160 pages.

Series: Slave and Post-Slave Societies and Cultures.

Slavery - Slavery - Slave societies: The first known major slave society was that of Athens. In the early Archaic period the elite worked its estates with the labour of fellow citizens in bondage (often for debt). After the lawgiver Solon abolished citizen slavery about 594 bce, wealthy Athenians came to rely on enslaved peoples from outside Attica. The prolonged wars with the Persians and other peoples provided many slaves, but the majority of slaves were acquired through regular trade with non-Greek peoples around the Aegean

Classical Slavery book. Classical Slavery (Slave and Post-Slave Societies and Cultures Series, 7). ISBN. 0714643890 (ISBN13: 9780714643892).

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This book analyzes textual representations of Jamaican slave women in three contexts-motherhood, intimate .

This book analyzes textual representations of Jamaican slave women in three contexts-motherhood, intimate relationships, and work-in both pro- and antislavery writings. The nine papers in this volume indicate that a dynamic and continuous movement of peoples east as well as west across.

Slave Society and Culture. Those who worked the fields with their owner and his family tended to receive better treatment than plantation slaves under an overseer, who was interested only in maximizing the harvest and had no direct investment in their wellbeing. While without legal standing, slave marriages were accepted by most planters because they believed marriage made slaves easier to control and less likely to run away.

The history of slavery spans many cultures, nationalities, and religions from ancient times to the present day. However the social, economic, and legal positions of slaves have differed vastly in different systems of slavery in different times and p. . However the social, economic, and legal positions of slaves have differed vastly in different systems of slavery in different times and places. Slavery occurs relatively rarely among hunter-gatherer populations because it develops under conditions of social stratification.

Classical Slavery 7. sayı/Studies in slave and post-slave societies and cultures, ISSN 1462-1770.

Taylor & Francis, 2003 - 161 sayfa. The empires of Greece and Rome, two of the very few genuine slave societies in history, formed the core of the ancient world, and they have much to teach the student of recent slave systems. This volume was the final project of the twentieth century's leading expert on ancient slavery, Moses Finley, and much of the contemporary debate over ancient bondage bears witness to the power of his legacy. Classical Slavery 7.

Structure of Slavery in Indian Ocean Africa and Asia (Studies in Slave and Post-Slave Societies and Cultures,) Gwyn Campbell. Download (pdf, . 3 Mb) Donate Read.

Tutchone society consisted of wealthy families, poor families, and slaves. Analyzing slavery and other forms of servitude in six non-state indigenous societies of tropical America at the time of European contact, Vital Enemies offers a fascinating new approach to the study of slavery based on the notion of "political economy of life.

Slave" and "Slaves" redirect here. And slave-based agriculture was so profitable that it siphoned money away from other economic endeavors. For the 1969 film, see Slaves (film). For other uses, see Slave (disambiguation). While slavery was institutionally recognized by most societies, it has now been outlawed in all recognized countries, the last being Mauritania in 2007. Nevertheless, there are still more slaves today than at any previous point in history, with an estimated 45 million people being in slavery worldwide. The most common form of the slave trade is now commonly referred to as human trafficking.

Slavery in Greece and Rome has always prompted comparisons with that of more recent history. This volume includes discussions of the relationship between war, piracy and slavery, early abolitionist movements as well as the supply and domestic aspects of slavery in these ancient societies.