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Arming Slaves

From Classical Times to the Modern Age

Arming Slaves( )
Editor: Brown, Christopher Leslie
Morgan, Philip D.
Series title:The David Brion Davis Ser.
ISBN:978-0-300-10900-9
Publication Date:Jun 2006
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $40.00
Book Description:

Arming slaves as soldiers is a counterintuitive idea. Yet throughout history, in many varied societies, slaveholders have entrusted slaves with the use of deadly force. This book is the first to survey the practice broadly across space and time, encompassing the cultures of classical Greece, the early Islamic kingdoms of the Near East, West and East Africa, the British and French Caribbean, the United States, and Latin America. To facilitate cross-cultural comparisons, each chapter...
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Book Details
Pages:352
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Slavery
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.967 x 8.853 x 0.885 Inches
Book Weight:1.267 Pounds



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