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Historicising ancient slavery / Kostas Vlassopoulos.

Author/Creator:
Vlassopoulos, Kostas, 1977- author.
Publication:
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2021.
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 263 pages ; 24 cm
Series:
Edinburgh studies in ancient slavery
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Subjects:
Slavery -- History -- To 1500.
Civilization, Ancient.
Slavery.
Form/Genre:
History.
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction
2. Historiographies
The Formation of the Dominant Paradigm in the Study of Ancient Slavery
The Global Study of Slavery
Recent Developments in the Study of Ancient Slavery
3. What Is Slavery?
An Instructive Case: Early Medieval Slavery and `Serfdom'
The Conceptual Systems of Slavery
4. Slaving Strategies and Contexts
Slaving Strategies
Slaving Contexts
Slave-making
5. Enslaved Persons
Identification Modes and Forms of Relationships
Categorisation, Self-understanding and Groupness
6. Dialectical Relationships
The Master-Slave Relationship
The Free
Slave Relationship
The Relationships Within Slave Communities
7. The Slave View of Slavery: Slave Hopes and the Reality of Slavery
Modalities of Slavery
Exploring Slave Hopes under Slavery
The Slave Hope for Freedom
8. Slaving in Space and Time
Epichoric Systems of Slaving
Societies with Slaves and Slave Societies
Accounting for Change
The Agency of Enslaved Persons and Historical Change
9. Conclusions.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-251) and indexes.
ISBN:
1474487211
9781474487214
OCLC:
1201384521