Titles Acquired in 2015

In 2015, the Schomburg Center acquired these books and library materials on the slave trade, slavery, and antislavery in English, French, Portuguese, and Spanish.


20 questions and answers on Dutch slavery and its legacy / Stephen Small, Sandew Hira. The Hague : Amrit, [2014]

A herança africana no Brasil / [roteirista] Daniel Esteves [desenhista] Wanderson de Souza [colorista] Wagner de Souza. São Paulo: Nemo, [2015]

African heritage and memories of slavery in Brazil and the South Atlantic world / edited by Ana Lucia Araujo. Amherst, New York : Cambria Press, [2015]

Africanos livres : escravos, prisioneiros ou trabalhadores da Casa de Correção da Corte? / Gustavo Pinto de Sousa. Rio de Janeiro : Editora Multifoco, 2013.

Africans into Creoles : slavery, ethnicity, and identity in colonial Costa Rica / Russell Lohse. Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2014.

Amelioration and empire : progress and slavery in the plantation Americas / Christa Dierksheide. Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2014.

American slavery : a very short introduction / Heather Andrea Williams. Oxford : New York : Oxford University Press, [2014]

An agrarian republic : farming, antislavery politics, and nature parks in the Civil War era / Adam Wesley Dean. Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, 2015.

Ancestors of worthy life : plantation slavery and black heritage at Mount Clare / Teresa S. Moyer foreword by Paul A. Shackel. Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2015]

Apocalyptic sentimentalism : love and fear in U.S. antebellum literature / Kevin Pelletier. Athens : The University of Georgia Press, [2015]

Beyond freedom’s reach : a kidnapping in the twilight of slavery / Adam Rothman. Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2015.

Black milk : imagining slavery in the visual cultures of Brazil and America / Marcus Wood. Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2013.;”©2013″

Black Women as Custodians of History : Unsung Rebel (M)Others in African American and Afro-Cuban Women’s Writing / Paula Sanmartin. Amherst, New York : Cambria Press, [2014]

Bouki fait Gombo : a history of the slave community of Habitation Haydel (Whitney Plantation) Louisiana, 1750-1860 / Ibrahima Seck. New Orleans : UNO Press, 2014.

Chained to the land : voices from cotton & cane plantations : from interviews of former slaves / edited by Lynette Ater Tanner. Winston-Salem, North Carolina : John F. Blair, Publisher, 2014.

Cinema, slavery, and Brazilian nationalism / Richard A. Gordon. Austin : University of Texas Press, 2015.

Clotilde, de la servitude à la liberté : roman / Expédite Laope-Cerneaux. Paris : L’Harmattan, [2014]

Competing visions of empire : labor, slavery, and the origins of the British Atlantic empire / Abigail L. Swingen. New Haven London : Yale University Press, [2015]

Congotronic : poems / by Shane Book. Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, [2014]

Cugoano against slavery / Martin Hoyles. Hertford, Herts, United Kingdom : Hansib, 2015.

Das cores do silêncio : os significados da liberdade no Sudeste escravista : Brasil, século XIX / Hebe Mattos. Campinas, SP, Brasil : Editora UNICAMP, [2013];”©2013″

De l’esclavage à la liberté forcée : histoire des travailleurs africains engagés dans la Caraïbe française au XIXe siècle / Céline Flory, préface de Catherine Coquery- Vidrovitch. Paris : Éditions Karthala, [2015]

Deux siècles d’esclavage au Québec. English;”Canada’s forgotten slaves : two centuries of bondage / Marcel Trudel with the collaboration of Micheline D’Allaire translated from the French by George Tombs.” Montréal, Québec : Véhicule Press [Chicago, Ill.?] : Distributed in the U.S. by Independent Publishers Group, ©2013.

Devenir descendant d’esclave : enquête sur les régimes mémoriels / Johann Michel préface de Jean-Luc Bonniol. Rennes : Presses universitaires de Rennes, [2015]

Diaspora noire des Amériques. English;”The Black diaspora of the Americas : experiences and theories out of the Caribbean / Christine Chivallon translated from the French version by Antoinette Titus-Tidjani Alou.” Kingston [Jamaica] Miami [Fla.] : Ian Randle Publishers, 2011.

Do outro mundo. English;”From another world / Ana Maria Machado translated by Luisa Baeta with illustrations by Lúcia Brandão.” Toronto Berkeley : Groundwood Books/ Douglas & McIntyre, ©2005.

Domingos Sodré, um sacerdote africano. English;”Divining slavery and freedom : the story of Domingos Sodré, an African priest in nineteenth-century Brazil / João José Reis translated by H. Sabrina Gledhill.” New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2015.;”©2015″

Eighty-eight years : the long death of slavery in the United States, 1777-1865 / Patrick Rael. Athens, Georgia : The University of Georgia Press, [2015]

Emancipation and the remaking of the British imperial world / edited by Catherine Hall, Nicholas Draper and Keith McClelland. Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2014.

Emotional and sectional conflict in the antebellum United States / Michael E. Woods. New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2014.

Empire of cotton : a global history / Sven Beckert. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2014.

Empire’s crossroads : a history of the Caribbean from Columbus to the present day / Carrie Gibson. London : Macmillan, 2014.

Enslaved women in America : from colonial times to Emancipation / Emily West. Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield, [2015]

Escaping bondage : a documentary history of runaway slaves in eighteenth- century New England, 1700-1789 / Antonio T. Bly. Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, ©2012.

Esclavage au Mali : des victimes témoignent / TEMEDT association. Paris : Harmattan, c2014.

Esclavage et économie de plantation à Cuba : 1789-1886 / Elsa Capron. Paris : Presses universitaires de France-CNED, 2014.

Esclavage et libération à Madagascar / sous la direction de Ignace Rakoto et Sylvain Urfer préface de Mgr Désiré Tsarahazana, archevêque de Toamasini, président de la Conférence des évêques de Madagascar. Paris : Éditions Karthala Antananarivo : Centre Foi et justice, [2014]

Escravizados na liberdde : abolição, classe e cidadania na Corte Imperial / Rafael Maul de Carvalho Costa. Rio de Janeiro : Rio Prefeitura, Casa Civil : Arquivo Geral da Cidade do Rio de Janeiro, 2014.

Family bonds : free Blacks and re-enslavement law in Antebellum Virginia / Ted Maris-Wolf, The University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill. , 2015.

Family or freedom : people of color in the antebellum South / Emily West. Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, c2012.

Fighting neoslavery in the twentieth century : the forgotten legacy of the NAACP / Ronald Walters. Chicago, IL : Third World Press, [2015]

Follow the Drinking Gourd : come along the Underground Railroad / by Wim Coleman and Pat Perrin illustrated by Courtney A. Martin. South Egremont, MA : Red Chair Press, [2015];”©2015″

For slavery and union : Benjamin Buckner and Kentucky loyalties in the Civil War / Patrick A. Lewis. Lexington, Kentucky : University Press of Kentucky, [2015]

Free soil in the Atlantic world / edited by Sue Peabody and Keila Grinberg. London New York : Routledge, 2015.

Freedom’s delay : America’s struggle for emancipation, 1776-1865 / Allen Carden. Knoxville : The University of Tennessee Press, [2014]

Freedom’s mirror : Cuba and Haiti in the age of revolution / Ada Ferrer, New York University. New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2014.

From where do we come? : revisiting our past while paving the way forward / by Jamilah Tetterton illustrated by TeMika Grooms. [United States] : [publisher not identified], [2014]

Gender and race in antebellum popular culture / Sarah N. Roth. New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2014.

Hans Jónatan : madurinn sem stal sjalfum ser / Gísli Pálsson. Reykjavik : Mál og Menning, [2014]

História da África e dos afrodescendentes no Brasil : Nzinga Mbandi em perspectiva / Priscilla Maria Weber. Porto Alegre, RS : Editorial Rígel, [2012]

Historical dictionary of slavery and abolition / Martin A. Klein. Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2014]

Identidades políticas e raciais na Sabinada : (Bahia, 1837-1838) / Juliana Serzedello Crespim Lopes. São Paulo, SP : Alameda, [2013];”©2013″

In defense of Uncle Tom : why blacks must police racial loyalty / Brando Simeo Starkey. New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2015.

Inhuman traffick : the international struggle against the transatlantic slave trade : a graphic history / Rafe Blaufarb, Liz Clarke. Oxford New York : Oxford University Press, [2015]

Interpreting slavery at museums and historic sites / edited by Kristin L. Gallas and James DeWolf Perry. Lanham Boulder New York London : Rowman & Littlefield, [2015]

Inventing George Whitefield : race, revivalism, and the making of a religious icon / Jessica M. Parr. Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, [2015]

Jalani and the lock / Lorenzo Pace. New York : Windmill Books, 2015.

James DeWolf and the Rhode Island slave trade / Cynthia Mestad Johnson. Charleston, SC : The History Press, 2014.

Journeys of the slave narrative in the early Americas / edited by Nicole N. Aljoe and Ian Finseth. Charlottesville [Virginia] : University of Virginia Press, 2014.

La esclava Antonia Parda, hechicera / Ana María Gallardo. Salta, Argentina : Editorial Hanne, [2012]

La guerre de 1811, ou, La révolution des esclaves de Saint-Leu, Île Bourbon, La Réunion / Gilles Gérard. Paris : L’Harmattan, [2015]

Legacies of British slave-ownership : colonial slavery and the formation of Victorian Britain / Catherine Hall, Nicholas Draper, Keith McClelland, Katie Donington and Rachel Lang. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2014.

Legacy of the lash : race and corporal punishment in the Brazilian Navy and the Atlantic World / Zachary R. Morgan. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2014.

Les résistances à l’esclavage en Guyane : XVIIe-XIXe siècles / Sarah Ebion, Lydie Ho Fong Choy Choucoutou, Sidone Latidine, Jacqueline Zonzon avec la collaboration de Aude Désiré et Philippe Guyot. Matoury : Ibis rouge, [2014]

L’esclavage est-il sans fin : nouvelles chroniques antillaises / André Siganos. Paris : Harmattan, c2014.

Libres et sans fers : paroles d’esclaves français : Guadeloupe, Île Bourbon (Réunion), Martinique / Frédéric Régent, Gilda Gonfier, Bruno Maillard. Paris : Fayard, [2015]

Lincoln and emancipation / Edna Greene Medford. Carbondale [Illinois] : Southern Illinois University Press, [2015]

Lincoln’s dilemma : blair, sumner, and the republican struggle over racism and equality in the civil war era / Paul D. Escott. Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2014.

Los cambá de la Paraquaria : la cultura negra del Nordeste argentino desde el siglo XVI al XX / Andrés Alberto Salas, Enrique Antonio Piñeyro. [Corrientes, Argentina] : Subsecretaría de Turismo de la Provincia de Corrientes, 2013.

Maritime slavery / edited by Philip D. Morgan. Abingdon, Oxon New York : Routledge, 2012.

Monsters by trade : slave traffickers in modern Spanish literature and culture / Lisa Surwillo. Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2014]

More American than southern : Kentucky, slavery, and the war for an American ideology, 1828-1861 / Gary R. Matthews. Knoxville : The University of Tennessee Press, 2014.

One more river to cross : a verbatim fugue / adapted by Lynn Nottage. New York, NY : Dramatists Play Service Inc. ©2015.

Palmares : os escravos contra o poder colonial / Rômulo Luiz Xavier Nascimento. São Paulo : Terceiro Nome, [2014]

Picture freedom : remaking Black visuality in the early nineteenth century / Jasmine Nichole Cobb. New York : New York University Press, [2015]

Política, instituições e personagens da Bahia (1850-1930) / Jeferson Bacelar e Cláudio Pereira (Organizadores). Salvador, BA : EDUFBA, 2013.

Politics and power in a slave society Alabama, 1800-1860 / J. Mills Thornton with a new preface by the author. Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, 2014.

Protestantismo, escravidão e os negros no Brasil : metodismo de imigração e afro- brasileiros / José Roberto Alves Loiola. São Paulo, SP : Fonte Editorial, 2013.

Race to revolution : Cuba and the United States during slavery and Jim Crow / Gerald Horne. New York : Monthly Review Press, 2014.

Race, romanticism, and the Atlantic / edited by Paul Youngquist, University of Colorado, USA. Farnham, Surrey, England Burlington, VT, USA : Ashgate, [2013]

Redemption songs : suing for freedom before Dred Scott / Lea VanderVelde. Oxford [England] New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2014]

Reflections on slavery and the Constitution / George Anastaplo. Lanham : Lexington Books, ©2012.

Remembering the days of sorrow : the WPA and the Texas slave narratives / Ronald E. Goodwin. Buffalo Gap, Texas : State House Press, [2013]

Rethinking slave rebellion in Cuba : La Escalera and the insurgencies of 1841-1844 / Aisha K. Finch. Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2015]

Romantic reformers and the antislavery struggle in the Civil War era / Ethan J. Kytle. New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2014.

Scandal of colonial rule : power and subversion in the British Atlantic during the age of revolution / James Epstein. Cambridge New York : Cambridge University Press, c2012.

Scotland and the Caribbean, c.1740-1833 : Atlantic archipelagos / Michael Morris. New York, NY : Routledge, 2015.;”©2015″

Shadows of the slave past : memory, heritage, and slavery / Ana Lucia Araujo. New York, NY Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2014.

Short stories. Selections;”Counternarratives / John Keene.” New York : New Directions, [2015]

Slave families and the hato economy in Puerto Rico / David M. Stark. Gainesville, FL : University Press of Florida, [2015]

Slavery & abolition. London : F. Cass, 1980-

Slavery and antislavery: a transnational archive. Farmington Hill, MI : Gale, [2015]

Slavery and forced migration in the antebellum South / Damian Alan Pargas, Leiden University. New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2015.

Slavery and resistance in Curaçao : the rebellion of 1795 / Charles do Rego, Lionel Janga. [Curaçao] : Fundashon Parke Nashonal, [2009]

Slavery and slaving in African history / Sean Stilwell, University of Vermont. New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2014.

Slavery and war in the Americas : race, citizenship, and state building in the United States and Brazil, 1861-1870 / Vitor Izecksohn. Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, [2014]

Slavery in Africa : archaeology and memory / edited by Paul J. Lane and Kevin C. MacDonald. Oxford : Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press, 2011.

Slavery in Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass / Claudia Durst Johnson, book editor. Farminton Hills, MI: Greenhaven Press, [2014]

Slavery, childhood, and abolition in Jamaica, 1788-1838 / Colleen A. Vasconcellos. Athens London : The University of Georgia Press, [2015]

Slavery, migration and contemporary bondage in Africa / [edited by] Joel Quirk and Darshan Vigneswaran. Trenton, NJ : Africa World Press, ©2013.

Slaves of the state : black incarceration from the chain gang to the penitentiary / Dennis Childs. Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2015]

Song of the shank : a novel / Jeffery Renad Allen. Minneapolis, Minnesota : Graywolf Press, 2014.”©2014″

Stella. English/ By Emeric Bergeaud (Des Cayes, Haïti) translated by Adriana Umaña Hossman introduction by Luis Duno-Gottberg and Adriana Umaña Hossman.” Princeton : Markus Wiener Publishers, [2014]

Telling West Indian lives : life narrative and the reform of plantation slavery cultures 1804-1834 / Sue Thomas. New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.

The African American experience: the American mosaic. Santa Barbara, CA : ABC CLIO, [2015]

The Atlantic slave trade in world history / Jeremy Black. New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, [2015]

The business of slavery and the rise of American capitalism, 1815-1860 / Calvin Schermerhorn. New Haven, CT : Yale University Press, [2015]

The captive stage : performance and the proslavery imagination of the antebellum North / Douglas A. Jones, Jr. Ann Arbor [Michigan] : The University of Michigan Press, [2014]

The colonial Caribbean : landscapes of power in the plantation system / James A. Delle, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania. New York : Cambridge University Press, 2014.

The correspondence of Stephen Fuller, 1788-1795 : Jamaica, the West India interest at Westminster and the campaign to preserve the slave trade / edited by M.W. McCahill. Chichester, West Sussex, UK : Wiley Blackwell for The Parliamentary History Yearbook Trust, 2014.

The delectable Negro : human consumption and homoeroticism within U.S. slave culture / Vincent Woodard edited by Justin A. Joyce and Dwight A. McBride foreword by E. Patrick Johnson. New York : New York University Press, 2014.

The half has never been told : slavery and the making of American capitalism / Edward E. Baptist. New York : Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group, [2014];”©2014″

The Jerry rescue : the Fugitive Slave Law, Northern rights, and the American sectional crisis / Angela F. Murphy. Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2016]

The life and poems of a Cuban slave : Juan Francisco Manzano, 1797-1854 / edited by Edward J. Mullen. New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.

The logbooks : Connecticut’s slave ships and human memory / Anne Farrow. Middletown, Connecticut : Wesleyan University Press, [2014]

The Mississippi Secession Convention : delegates and deliberations in politics and war, 1861-1865 / Timothy B. Smith. Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2014.

The Old South : a brief history with documents / David Williams. Macon, Georgia : Mercer University Press, [2014];”©2014″

The Passenger Cases and the commerce clause : immigrants, blacks, and states’ rights in antebellum America / Tony Allan Freyer. Lawrence, Kansas : University Press of Kansas, [2014]

The poetics and politics of diaspora : transatlantic musings / Jerome C. Branche. New York London : Routledge, 2015.

The ragged road to abolition : slavery and freedom in New Jersey, 1775-1865 / James J. Gigantino II. Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015.

The resurrection of Nat Turner, part 2 : the testimony / Sharon Ewell Foster. New York : Howard Books, 2012.

The slave narrative / editor, Kimberly Drake, Scripps College, Claremont, California. Ipswich, Massachusetts : Salem Press, a division of EBSCO Information Services, Inc. Amenia, NY : Grey House Publishing, [2014]

The slaves who defeated Napoleon : Toussaint Louverture and the Haitian War of Independence, 1801-1804 / Philippe R. Girard. Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, [2011]

The traumatic colonel : the founding fathers, slavery, and the phantasmatic Aaron Burr / Michael J. Drexler and Ed White. New York : New York University Press, 2014.

Tomlinson Hill : the remarkable story of two families who share the Tomlinson name– one white, one black / Chris Tomlinson foreword by LaDanian Tomlinson. New York : Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martin’s Press, 2014.

Tyrannicide : forging an American law of slavery in revolutionary South Carolina and Massachusetts / Emily Blanck. Athens, GA : The University of Georgia Press, [2014]

Um quilombo no Leblon / de Luciana Sandroni ilustrações, Carla Irusta. Rio de Janeiro : Pallas, 2011.

Upon the ruins of liberty : slavery, the President’s House at Independence National Historical Park, and public memory / Roger C. Aden. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : Temple University Press, 2015.

Vivienda esclava rural en Cuba : bohíos y barracones / Lisette Roura Álvarez, Silvia T. Angelbello Izquierdo. San Antonio de los Baños, Artemisa, Cuba : Editorial Unicornio, [2012];”©2012″

Wandering : philosophical performances of racial and sexual freedom / Sarah Jane Cervenak. Durham : Duke University Press, 2014.

Way up and over everything / Alice McGill illustrated by Jude Daly. Boston [Mass.] : Houghton Mifflin, 2008.

Weird John Brown : divine violence and the limits of ethics / Ted A. Smith. Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2014.

West African warfare in Bahia and Cuba : soldier slaves in the Atlantic world, 1807- 1844 / Manuel Barcia. New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2014.

With courage and conviction : Orland, Indiana and the abolitionist movement / Michael T. Biesiada. [Indiana?] : [Michael T. Biesiada/CreateSpace] 2015.

Wolf by the ears : the Missouri crisis, 1819-1821 / John R. Van Atta. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, [2015]

Wont the law give me my freedom? : Sklaverei vor Gericht (1750-1800) / Carolin Retzlaff. Paderborn : Schöningh, 2014.

Works. Selections;”On Slavery and Abolitionism / Sarah and Angelina Grimké introduction by Mark Perry.” New York : Penguin Books, 2014.