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BIBLIOGRAPHIES

Boles, John B. Interpreting Southern History. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1987.

Brignano, Russell C. Black Americans in Autobiography: An Annotated Bibliography of Autobiographies and Autobiographical Books Written since the Civil War. Rev. and expanded ed. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 1984.

Hogg, Peter C. The African Slave Trade and its Suppre ssion: A Classified and Annotated Bibliography of Books, Pamphlets and Periodical Articles. Cass Library of African studies. General studies; no. 137. London: F. Cass, 1973.

Kujoory, Parvin. Black Slavery in America: An Annotated Mediagraphy. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 1995.

Microfilming Corporation of America. Slavery, A Bibliography and Union List of the Microform Collection. Sanford, N.C.: Microfilming Corp. of America, 1980.

Miller, Joseph Calder. Slavery: A Worldwide Bibliography, 1900-1982. White Plains, N.Y.: Kraus International, 1985.

Miller, Joseph Calder. Slavery and Slaving in World History: A Bibliography, 1900-1996. Armonk, N.Y.: M.E. Sharpe, 1999.

Olson, James Stuart. Slave Life in America: A Historiography and Selected Bibliography. Lanham: University Press of America, 1983.

Smith, John David, comp. Black Slavery in the Americas: An Interdisciplinary Bibliography, 1865-1980. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1982.

Williams, Ethel L. and Clifton F. Brown, comps., The Howard University Bibliography of African and Afro-American Religious Studies. Wilmington, Del.: Scholarly Resources, 1977.

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DICTIONARIES

Randall M. Miller, ed., Dictionary of Afro-American Slavery. Updated ed. Westport: Praeger, 1997

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ENCYCLOPEDIAS

Seymour Drescher and Stanley Engerman, eds., A Historical Guide to World Slavery. New York: Oxford, 1998

Paul Finkelman and Joseph C. Miller, eds., Macmillan Encyclopedia of World Slavery. New York: Macmillan, 1998.

Junius P. Rodriguez, eds., The Historical Encyclopedia of World Slavery. Santa Barbara: ABC Clio: 1997

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HISTORIOGRAPHY

Bragg, Gail. An Historiography of American Slave Women. CompuBibs; #6. Brooklyn, N.Y.: CompuBibs, 1984

Dew, Charles B. "The Slavery Experience," in John B. Boles and Evelyn Thomas Nolen, eds., Interpreting Southern History. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1987

Finkelman, Paul, ed., Slavery and Historiography. New York: Garland, 1989

Olson, James Stuart. Slave Life in America: A Historiography and Selected Bibliography. Lanham: University Press of America, 1983

Parish, Peter J., Slavery: History and Historians. New York: Harper & Row, 1989

Smith, John David. Slavery, Race, and American History: Historical Conflict, Trends, and Method, 1866-1953. Armonk: M.E. Sharpe, 1999

Smith, Mark M. Debating Slavery: Economy and Society in the Antebellum American South. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1998.

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JOURNALS

Slavery & Abolition (1980).

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FILMS

Tomas Gutierrez Alea, "The Last Supper"

Charles Burnett, "Nightjohn"

Julie Dash, "Daughters of the Dust"

Jonathan Demme, "Beloved"

Carlos Diegues, "Quilombo"

Haile Gerima, "Sankofa"

Sergio Giral, "The Other Francisco," "Cimarron," "Maluala"

Steven Spielberg, "Amistad"

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GENERAL WORKS

Blackburn, Robin. The Making of New World Slavery: From the Baroque to the Modern, 1492-1800. London: Verso, 1997.

Blackburn, Robin. The Overthrow of Colonial Slavery, 1776-1848. London: Verso, 1988.

Davis, David Brion. Problem of Slavery in the Age of Revolution. New York: Oxford, 1975.

Davis, David Brion. Problem of Slavery in Western Culture. New York: Oxford, 1988.

Davis, David Brion. Slavery and Human Progress. New York: Oxford University Press, 1984.

Duff, John B. and Larry A. Greene, eds. Slavery: Its Origin and Legacy. New York: Crowell, 1975.

Johnson, Charles Richard and Patricia Smith. Africans in America: America's Journey Through Slavery. New York: Harcourt Brace, 1998.

Keegan, Susanne. History of Slavery. London: Grange Books, 1996.

Meltzer, Milton. Slavery: A World History. 1st Da Capo Press ed. New York: Da Capo, 1993.

Patterson, Orlando. Freedom in the Making of Western Culture. New York: Basic Books, 1991.

Patterson, Orlando. Slavery and Social Death: A Comparative Study. Cambridge: Harvard, 1982.

Phillips, William D. Slavery from Roman Times to the Early Transatlantic Trade. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1985.

Sawyer, Roger. Children Enslaved. London; New York: Routledge, 1988.

Sawyer, Roger. Slavery in the Twentieth Century. London; New York: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1986.

Walvin, James. Slavery and the Slave Trade: a Short Illustrated History. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 1983.

White, Shane and Graham White. Stylin': African American Expressive Culture from its beginnings to the Zoot Suit. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1998.

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COLLECTIONS OF ESSAYS

Archer, Leonie J. Slavery and other Forms of Unfree Labor. New York: Routledge, 1988.

Bieber, Judy. Plantation Societies in the Era of European Expansion. Aldershot: Variorum, 1997.

Bush, M.L. Serfdom and Slavery: Studies in Legal Bondage. London: Longman, 1996.

Craton, Michael. Roots and Branches: Current Directions in Slave Studies. Historical reflections = Reflexions historiques. Directions; no. 1. Toronto; New York: Pergamon Press, 1979.

Curtin, Philip D. The Rise and Fall in the Plantation Complex. 2nd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998.

Davis, David Brion. From Homicide to Slavery. New York: Oxford, 1986

Drescher, Seymour. From Slavery To Freedom: Comparative Studies in the Rise and Fall of Atlantic Slavery. New York: New York University Press, 1999

Engerman, Stanley. The Terms of Labor: Slavery, Serfdom, and Free Labor. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1999.

Fox-Genovese, Elizabeth. Fruits of Merchant Capital: Slavery and Bourgeois Property in the Rise and Expansion of Capitalism. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 1983.

Fredrickson, George M. The Arrogance of Race: Historical Perspectives on Slavery, Racism, and Social Inequality. Middletown, Conn.: Wesleyan University Press, 1988.

Frey, Sylvia R. and Betty Wood. From Slavery to Emancipation in the Atlantic World. Portland: Frank Cass, 1999.

Lovejoy, Paul E., ed., Unfree Labour in the Development of the Atlantic World. London: Frank Cass, 1994.

Palmer, Colin A. The Worlds of Unfree Labour: From Indentured Servitude to Slavery. Aldershot: Variorum, 1998.

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