Through the prism of slavery : labor, capital, and world economy / Dale W. Tomich.

"Tracing slavery's integral role in the formation of a capitalist world economy [Dale Tomich] reinterprets the development of the world economy through a 'prism of slavery'. Through a sustained critique of Marxism, world-systems theory, and new economic history, Tomich develops a...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Tomich, Dale W., 1946-
Format: Book
Published: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2004.
Series:World social change.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • World market and American slavery: problems of historical method
  • World of capital, worlds of labor: reworking class in global perspective
  • The "second slavery": bonded labor and the transformation of the nineteenth century world economy
  • World slavery and Caribbean capitalism: the Cuban sugar industry, 1760-1868
  • Spaces of slavery: times of freedom: rethinking Caribbean history in world perspective
  • Small islands & huge comparisons: Caribbean plantations, historical unevenness, & capitalist modernity
  • White days, black days: the working day and the crisis of slavery in the French Caribbean
  • Une petite guine: provision ground and plantation in Martinique, 1830-1870
  • Contested terrains: houses, provision grounds, and the reconstitution of labor in post-emancipation Martinique.