By Gwyn Campbell
This crucial number of essays examines the background and impression of the abolition of the slave alternate and slavery within the Indian Ocean global, a zone stretching from Southern and japanese Africa to the center East, India, Southeast Asia and the a ways East. Slavery reviews have commonly targeting the Atlantic slave alternate and slavery within the Americas. compared, the Indian Ocean international slave exchange has been little explored, even though it began a few 3,500 years prior to the Atlantic slave alternate and persists to the current day. This quantity, which follows a suite of essays The constitution of Slavery in Indian Ocean Africa and Asia (Frank Cass, 2004), examines a few of the abolitionist impulses, indigenous and eu, within the Indian Ocean international throughout the 19th and 20th centuries. It assesses their efficacy inside of a context of a starting to be call for for labour as a result of an increasing foreign economic climate and eu colonisation. The essays convey that during employing definitions of slavery derived from the yankee version, eu brokers within the area did not observe or intentionally missed other kinds of slavery, and therefore the abolitionist impulse used to be in basic terms in part profitable with the slave exchange nonetheless carrying on with this day in lots of components of the Indian Ocean global.
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87 Ibid. 88 Campbell, ‘Unfree Labour’. 89 Keya Dasgupta, ‘Plantation Labour in the Brahmaputra Valley: Regional Enclaves in a Colonial Context’ in this volume; Worden, ‘Indian Ocean Slavery’; Allen, ‘Mascarene Slave-Trade’; see also Richard Allen, Slaves, Freedmen and Indentured Laborers in Colonial Mauritius (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999). 90 Worden, ‘Indian Ocean Slavery’. ; see also Marina Carter, Servants, Sidars & Settlers: Indians in Mauritius, 1834–1874 (Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1995).
206; Colin McEvedy, The Penguin Atlas of African History (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1983), pp. 80, 90. g. Ralph Austen, African Economic History (London and Portsmouth, NH: James Currey and Heinemann, 1987), p. 67. 15 Gwyn Campbell, ‘The State and Pre-colonial Demographic History: The Case of Nineteenth Century Madagascar’, Journal of African History, 31, 3 (1991), pp. 415–45. 16 Helge Kjekshus, Ecology Control and Economic Development in East African History (London: Heinemann, 1977), esp. ch. 1; Gwyn Campbell, ‘Disease, Cattle and Slaves: The Development of Trade between Natal and Madagascar, 1875–1904’, African Economic History 19 (1990–1), pp.
43 Warren, ‘The Structure of Slavery’. ), Slavery, Bondage and Dependency, p. 17; see also Warren, ‘The Structure of Slavery’. 45 Ch. Poirier, ‘Un “Menabe” au coeur de la forêt de l’Est’, Bulletin de l’Académie Malgache 25 (1942–3), pp. ’ Omaly sy Anio 33–6 (1994), pp. 331–79. 46 Redemption here refers to the payment to the owner of the purchase price of the slave in order for the slave to acquire/regain non-slave status. 47 Reid, ‘Introduction’, p. 17; see also Warren, ‘The Structure of Slavery’.
Abolition and Its Aftermath in the Indian Ocean, Africa and Asia (Studies in Slave and Post-Slave Societies and Cultures) by Gwyn Campbell