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The Chattel PrincipleInternal Slave Trades in the Americas

The Chattel Principle: Internal Slave Trades in the Americas

Walter Johnson (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300103557
eISBN:
9780300129472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300103557.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book presents a comparative account of the slave trade within the nations and colonial systems of the Americas. While most scholarly attention to slavery in the Americas has concentrated on ... More

Columbus's Outpost among the TainosSpain and America at La Isabela, 1493-1498

Columbus's Outpost among the Tainos: Spain and America at La Isabela, 1493-1498

Kathleen Deagan and Jose Maria Cruxent

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090406
eISBN:
9780300133899
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090406.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

In 1493, Christopher Columbus led a fleet of 17 ships and more than 1200 men to found a royal trading colony in America. Columbus had high hopes for his settlement, which he named La Isabela after ... More

Hakluyt's PromiseAn Elizabethan's Obsession for an English America

Hakluyt's Promise: An Elizabethan's Obsession for an English America

Peter C. Mancall

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110548
eISBN:
9780300135275
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110548.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Richard Hakluyt the younger, a contemporary of William Shakespeare, advocated the creation of English colonies in the New World at a time when the advantages of this idea were far from self-evident. ... More

William BeckfordFirst Prime Minister of the London Empire

William Beckford: First Prime Minister of the London Empire

Perry Gauci

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300166750
eISBN:
9780300195163
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300166750.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This biography of William Beckford provides a unique look at eighteenth-century British history from the perspective of the colonies. Even in his own time, Beckford was seen as a metaphor for the ... More

Zulu WarriorsThe Battle for the South African Frontier

Zulu Warriors: The Battle for the South African Frontier

John Laband

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300180312
eISBN:
9780300206197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300180312.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Toward the end of the nineteenth century, the British embarked on a concerted series of campaigns in South Africa. Within three years they waged five wars against African states with the intent of ... More

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