Slavery & Abolition

Slavery & Abolition is the only journal devoted in its entirety to a discussion of the demographic, socio-economic, historical and psychological aspects of human bondage from the ancient period to the present. It is also concerned with the dismantling of the slave systems and with the legacy of slavery. The journal publishes research articles, comments, reflections and review articles. There are frequent special thematic issues and an important annual bibliographical supplement on slavery which provides the only comprehensive listing of books and articles in the field.

4 issues per year.

Publisher: 
Routledge
ISSN (print): 
0144039x
ISSN (online): 
17439523

Latest articles

Volume 38 (2)

Mothering slaves: comparative perspectives on motherhood, childlessness, and the care of children in Atlantic slave societies
vol. 38 (2): 223-231
Mothering slaves: comparative perspectives on motherhood, childlessness, and the care of children in Atlantic slave societies
vol. 38 (2): 223-231
The nameless and the forgotten: maternal grief, sacred protection, and the archive of slavery
vol. 38 (2): 232-250
The nameless and the forgotten: maternal grief, sacred protection, and the archive of slavery
vol. 38 (2): 232-250
Maternal struggles and the politics of childlessness under pronatalist Caribbean slavery
vol. 38 (2): 251-268
Maternal struggles and the politics of childlessness under pronatalist Caribbean slavery
vol. 38 (2): 251-268
From free womb to criminalized woman: fertility control in Brazilian slavery and freedom
vol. 38 (2): 269-286
From free womb to criminalized woman: fertility control in Brazilian slavery and freedom
vol. 38 (2): 269-286
Bad breeders and monstrosities: racializing childlessness and congenital disabilities in slavery and freedom
vol. 38 (2): 287-302
Bad breeders and monstrosities: racializing childlessness and congenital disabilities in slavery and freedom
vol. 38 (2): 287-302
The enslaved wet nurse as nanny: the transition from free to slave labor in childcare in Barcelona after the Black Death (1348)
vol. 38 (2): 303-319
The enslaved wet nurse as nanny: the transition from free to slave labor in childcare in Barcelona after the Black Death (1348)
vol. 38 (2): 303-319
Between two Beneditos: enslaved wet-nurses amid slavery’s decline in southeast Brazil
vol. 38 (2): 320-336
Between two Beneditos: enslaved wet-nurses amid slavery’s decline in southeast Brazil
vol. 38 (2): 320-336
‘[S]he could … spare one ample breast for the profit of her owner’: white mothers and enslaved wet nurses’ invisible labor in American slave markets
vol. 38 (2): 337-355
‘[S]he could … spare one ample breast for the profit of her owner’: white mothers and enslaved wet nurses’ invisible labor in American slave markets
vol. 38 (2): 337-355
‘By her unnatural and despicable conduct’: motherhood and concubinage in the Watchman and Jamaica Free Press, 1830–1833
vol. 38 (2): 356-372
‘By her unnatural and despicable conduct’: motherhood and concubinage in the Watchman and Jamaica Free Press, 1830–1833
vol. 38 (2): 356-372
Conceived in violence: enslaved mothers and children born of rape in nineteenth-century Louisiana
vol. 38 (2): 373-391
Conceived in violence: enslaved mothers and children born of rape in nineteenth-century Louisiana
vol. 38 (2): 373-391