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By Gwyn Campbell

ISBN-10: 0714655031

ISBN-13: 9780714655031

This significant selection of essays examines the historical past and effect of the abolition of the slave alternate and slavery within the Indian Ocean global, a quarter stretching from Southern and japanese Africa to the center East, India, Southeast Asia and the a long way East. Slavery stories have regularly targeting the Atlantic slave alternate and slavery within the Americas. compared, the Indian Ocean international slave alternate has been little explored, even though it begun a few 3,500 years earlier than 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 some of the abolitionist impulses, indigenous and ecu, within the Indian Ocean global throughout the 19th and 20th centuries. It assesses their efficacy inside a context of a transforming into call for for labour because of an increasing overseas financial system and ecu colonisation. The essays express that during using definitions of slavery derived from the yank version, eu brokers within the area did not discover or intentionally overlooked other kinds of slavery, and therefore the abolitionist impulse used to be basically partially winning with the slave exchange nonetheless carrying on with this present day in lots of components of the Indian Ocean international.

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The trans-IOW movement of large numbers of single men, notably Chinese emigrants and European soldiers, created a growing demand for sexual services. This stimulated a traffic in girls and young women who were, from the outset, and in stark contrast to the Atlantic slave system, the major victims of the IOW slave trade. Slaves and ‘virtual’ slaves, they grew dramatically in number and became subject to increasing exploitation with the rise of the international economy in the nineteenth century, and globalisation in the twentieth century.

259–91; Goody, ‘Slavery in Time and Space’, p. Curtin, The Rise and Fall of the Plantation Complex (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1991), pp. 103–8, 56 Alpers, ‘Flight to Freedom’; see also Omar Eno,’ “Gosha/Heer-Goleet” (People of the Forest): Runaway Slaves in the Juba Valley of Southern Somalia’, IC/ULBR; Miers and Klein, ‘Introduction’, pp. 6–7. Miller (eds), Macmillan Encyclopedia of World Slavery (New York: Macmillan Reference USA, Simon & Schuster Macmillan, 1998), vol. II, p. 967.

The press was unmuzzled; local landowner administrators were replaced by newly appointed officials; legal and fiscal reforms attempted to control financial and political corruption; and the local state began to flex its muscles much more assertively in the affairs of colonists and in labour relations. A stream of interventionist legislation followed, setting minimum levels of slave food and clothing, controlling and recording the amount of domestic physical punishment over labourers and, most strikingly, removing the mobility controls over Khoi labour.

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