Slavery in Small Things

Slavery and Modern Cultural Habits
Product Number: EB00691692
Released: Dec 10, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781119166245
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Description

Slavery in Small Things: Slavery and Modern Cultural Habits isthe first book to explore the long-range cultural legacy of slavery through commonplace daily objects. -Offers a new and original approach to the history of slavery by an acknowledged expert on the topic -Traces the relationship between slavery and modern cultural habits through an analysis of commonplace objects that include sugar, tobacco, tea, maps, portraiture, print, and more -Represents the only study that utilizes common objects to illustrate the cultural impact and legacy of the Atlantic slave trade -Makes the topic of slavery accessible to a wider public audience

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Author(s): James Walvin
Genre: History
Original Publish Date: Nov 21, 2016

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