Speaking of slavery : color, ethnicity, and human bondage in Italy / Steven A. Epstein.

"In this Work, Steven A. Epstein shows that the ways Italians employ words and think about race and labor are profoundly affected by the language used in medieval Italy to sustain a system of slavery. The author's findings about the surprising persistence of the "language of slavery&q...

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Main Author: Epstein, Steven, 1952-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2001.
Series:Conjunctions of religion & power in the medieval past.
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