Historiography and Research Problems of Slavery and the Slave Trade in a Global-Historical Perspective*

@article{Zeuske2012HistoriographyAR,
  title={Historiography and Research Problems of Slavery and the Slave Trade in a Global-Historical Perspective*},
  author={Michael Zeuske},
  journal={International Review of Social History},
  year={2012},
  volume={57},
  pages={87 - 111}
}
  • Michael Zeuske
  • Published 2012
  • History
  • International Review of Social History
Summary This article takes a global-historical perspective on all slaveries and slave trades (and contraband trading of human bodies) in relation to today's state of capitalist accumulation. It follows the different “national” schools of slavery research in different imperial traditions, as well as the sections of historical thinking stimulated through slavery research. Although legal ownership over humans does not exist any more, more women and men are in conditions of slavery today than in… Expand
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