Routledge History of Slavery

Date published: 
May 2012

The Routledge History of Slavery is a landmark publication that provides an overview of the main themes surrounding the history of slavery spanning the last two milennia. With the 200th anniversary of the abolition of the slave trade in the UK just passed, this volume comes at a timely moment. Taking stock of the field of Slave Studies the book concentrates on the major advances in the field over the past decades in which the study of slavery has become so prominent.