A New World of Labor: The Development of Plantation Slavery in the British Atlantic

Simon P. Newman

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 352 pages

File size: 2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

A New World of Labor connects developments in seventeenth-century Britain with the British experience of slavery on the West African coast and with the initial development of African chattel slavery in Barbados, whose labor system played a foundational role in defining how plantation slavery developed throughout British America.