The Second Slavery: Modernity in the Nineteenth-Century South and the Atlantic World

@article{Kaye2009TheSS,
  title={The Second Slavery: Modernity in the Nineteenth-Century South and the Atlantic World},
  author={A. Kaye},
  journal={Journal of Southern History},
  year={2009},
  volume={75},
  pages={627}
}
  • A. Kaye
  • Published 2009
  • History
  • Journal of Southern History
DURING THE NINETEENTH CENTURY, THE EXPANSION OF SLAVERY transformed not only the U.S. South but also political economies across the Americas. The "second slavery," as Dale W. Tomich calls this historic departure, was distinguished from colonial slavery by new commodities, produced in unprecedented quantities, in regions formerly marginal to the Atlantic economy, in reconfigured polities. At the outset of the Haitian Revolution in 1791, Saint Domingue was the leading producer of coffee as well… Expand
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