Slavery and Abolition in Early Republican Peru

TitleSlavery and Abolition in Early Republican Peru
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication1992
AuthorsBlanchard, Peter
Number of Pagesxx, 247 p. : 1 map
PublisherSR Books
CityWilmington, DE
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In this work, Professor Blanchard examines why slavery managed to survive for more than three decades after Peru declared its independence despite anti-slavery legislation passed by the liberators at that time. The book focuses on the economics of Peruvian slavery, slave life and the abolition movement. Slavery and Abolition aims to offer an alternative example of a slavery system to the more familiar examples of the US, Brazil and Cuba.

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HT1147 .B58 1992