The Ethnohistorical Approach to Slavery

1985 (F. W. Lange and J. S. Handler) “The Ethnohistorical Approach to Slavery.” In T. Singleton, ed., The Archaeology of Slavery and Plantation Life (New York: Academic Press), pp. 15-32.

Drawing from experiences in the study of slavery in Barbados, but also utilizing comparative data, we argue that an ethnohistorical approach, which combines archaeological and documentary data, is the most fruitful way to investigate slavery and the lives of the enslaved.

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