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Pawnship, Slavery, and Colonialism in Africa

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Published by Africa World Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African studies,
  • Slavery & emancipation,
  • Africa,
  • Colonization,
  • History,
  • Peonage,
  • Slavery,
  • Sociology

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsPaul E. Lovejoy (Editor), Toyin Falola (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages486
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12376421M
    ISBN 101592210392
    ISBN 109781592210398

      Abstract. African children shaped social, cultural, and productive dynamics during European colonial rule. Often marginal to those in power, children have been neglected by historians until recently, in part because few sources reveal experiences of childhood socialization, labor, education, and : Temilola Alanamu, Benedict Carton, Benjamin N. Lawrance. Slavery in Africa existed for hundreds of years before it was abolished in the late 19th century. Yet, we know little about how enslaved individuals, especially those who never left Africa, talked.

    Paul E. Lovejoy has 26 books on Goodreads with ratings. Paul E. Lovejoy’s most popular book is Transformations in Slavery: A History of Slavery in Af.   Abstract. During the colonial period in Africa, slavery did not disappear, although its forms underwent extensive transformations. It was no longer legal to buy and sell people as slaves, and acts of enslavement were undertaken surreptitiously rather than through capture in warfare, judiciously sanctioned punishment or slave raiding, although kidnapping continued in Author: Paul E. Lovejoy.

      King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa In the s, as the European powers were carving up Africa, King Leopold II of Belgium seized for himself the vast and mostly unexplored territory surrounding the Cong.   More than four hundred years of slavery and slave trade and the over years of colonialism, and we dare say, the last 50 to 60 years of -Independence and nationhood in Africa – which is synonymous to neo-colonialism (the exploitation of African resources with the help of African statesmen and women) – have left Africa in the doldrums of.


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Lovejoy and David Richardson. Exploring the age-old institution of African debt bondage, in which people are held as collateral in lieu of debts Pawnship have been incurred, these twenty essays look at the various effects of this practice on such issues as kinship, gender and the international slave trade.

Continuing well into the s because of the economic demands enforced by European. Pawnship, Slavery, and Colonialism in Africa Paul E. Lovejoy, Toyin Falola, eds. The twenty essays in this volume explore the institution of debt bondage in Africa, in which individuals were held as collateral—usually by members of the same family—in lieu of.

PAWNSHIP, SLAVERY, AND COLONIALISM IN AFRICA, Edited by Toyin Falola and Paul E. Lovejoy European colonial rule set in motion new demands on the economies and societies of Africa, assuring the continuation of pawnship well into the Depression of the s. He won the Prix Wallace K.

Ferguson of the Canadian Historical Association in. Pawnship in historical perspective / by Toyin Pawnship and Paul E. Lovejoy --The business of slaving: pawnship in Western Africa, c.

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In Bantu-speaking regions of Africa what is often referred to as pawnship appears to have been foreclosure on debts, which involved sale into slavery if exchanged or sold. 77 Alpers, E., ‘ Debt, pawnship and slavery in nineteenth-century East Africa ’, in Campbell, G.

and Stanziani, A., Bonded Labour and Debt in the Indian Ocean World Cited by: 5. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Pawnship, Slavery, and Colonialism in Africa at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5(1). Slavery has historically been widespread in Africa, and still continues today in some countries.

Systems of servitude and slavery were common in parts of Africa, as they were in much of the ancient many African societies where slavery was prevalent, the enslaved people were not treated as chattel slaves and were given certain rights in a system similar to indentured.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Pawnship, Slavery, and Colonialism in Africa by, JanuaryAfrica World Press edition, Hardcover in English. SLAVERY AND THE SLAVE TRADE IN PRE-COLONIAL AFRICA by Perbi Fulbright-Scholar-in-Residence Manchester College Indiana, U.S.A.

Paper delivered on 5th April at the Univ. of Illinois, U.S.A. Introduction Slavery and the Slave Trade have been age old institutions and practices in almost every continent in the Size: 34KB.

The item Pawnship, slavery, and colonialism in Africa, edited by Paul E. Lovejoy and Toyin Falola represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in University of Manitoba Libraries.

This book brings together a series of new case studies, some by young scholars, others by widely published authors. All are based on original research and designed to enhance our understanding of the process of the abolition of slavery in Africa at the grass-roots level.

Part of the studies are on new areas of interest such as the German colonies and the Algerian 1/5(2). Pawnship, Slavery, and Colonialism in Africa edited by Paul E. Lovejoy and Toyin Falola The twenty essays in this volume explore the institution of debt bondage in Africa, in which individuals were held as collateral—usually by members of the.

Akurang-Perry, Kwabena Abolition of Slavery and Pawnship in Colonial Southern Ghana, – Trenton, NJ Africa World Press Alagoa, E. A History of the Niger Delta Ibadan University of Ibadan by: Although slavery, colonialism, and racism are phenomena often viewed as outdated and no longer relevant to speak of, the unfortunate reality is the complete opposite.

State and Society in Africa before the European Conquest Linda Heywood, “Slavery and Its Transformation in the Kingdom of the Kongo, ‐,” Paul Lovejoy and David Richardson, “The Business of Slaving: Pawnship in Western Africa, ‐,”.

Pawnship, Slavery, and Colonialism in Africa The twenty essays in this volume explore the institution of debt bondage in Africa, in which individuals were held as collateral—usually by members of the same family—in lieu of debts that had been incurred. This guest post was written by Dr.

Joel Quirk, an Associate Professor in Political Studies at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, and a frequent contributor to openDemocracy on issues related to his research on the history of slavery and abolition.

He is the author of The Anti-Slavery Project: From the Slave Trade to Human Trafficking, which was released in paperback. KEY WORDS: Western Africa, slavery, slave trade, economic.

'A pledge is a slave's brother' Common saying on Sierra Leone coast, c. Is1 THE institution of pawnship, specifically the use of people as collateral for credit, helped to underpin the .Book Chapters; Journal Articles; The Harriet Tubman Series On The African Diaspora.

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They deal with Africa south of the Sahara, during a period in which economic and cultural changes greatly enlarged the horizons of Africans, even though colonial rule seemed set to last for a very long time.