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An Early Edict on Slavery in English America: The Barbados Resolution of 1636 and the Island’s Slave Laws

An Early Edict on Slavery in English America: The Barbados Resolution of 1636 and the Island’s Slave Laws. Ms. Submitted for publication May 2019. A resolution on slavery by the Barbados Governor and Council in 1636 has been widely cited … Continue reading

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On Interpreting Slave Status from Archaeological Remains

2006 (J. S. Handler and F. W. Lange) “On Interpreting Slave Status from Archaeological Remains.” African Diaspora Archaeology Newsletter. June. An early colonial period church cemetery in Campeche, Mexico yielded the skeletal remains of persons who investigators identified as African … Continue reading

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