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Contesting “White Slavery” in the Caribbean: Enslaved Africans and European Indentured Servants in Seventeenth-Century Barbados

2017 (J. S. Handler & M. Reilly) “Contesting “White Slavery” in the Caribbean: Enslaved Africans and European Indentured Servants in Seventeeth-Century Barbados.” New West Indian Guide 91: 30-55. Seventeenth-century reports of the suffering of European indentured servants and the fact … Continue reading

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Survivors of the Middle Passage: Life Histories of Enslaved Africans in British America

2002 (Jerome S. Handler) “Survivors of the Middle Passage: Life Histories of Enslaved Africans in British America.” Slavery & Abolition 23: 25-56. This paper describes fifteen autobiographical accounts by Africans who survived the physical and psychic hardships of the transatlantic … Continue reading

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Life Histories of Enslaved Africans in Barbados

1998 (Jerome Handler) “Life Histories of Enslaved Africans in Barbados.” Slavery & Abolition 19: 129-41. Scholars of New World slavery and the transatlantic slave trade are well aware that there are very few first-hand accounts by enslaved Africans of their … Continue reading

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