HISA04H3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Slavery In Africa, Esek Hopkins, Unfree Labour

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World histor(cid:455) i(cid:374) toda(cid:455)"s headli(cid:374)es is o(cid:374) (cid:448)acatio(cid:374) Although slavery has existed since ancient times, the tropical plantation system extracted labor and commodified human life in an unprecedented fashion. History of slavery: form of unfree labor, began with rise of warfare as captives/prisoners of war were enslaved, patriarchy: men women, children, and slaves. History of sugar: slavery produced a lot of sugar, giant, overgrown grass, domesticated thousands of years ago in india, the portuguese established sugar plantations in the canary islands. Colonized brazil at around 1500; contained many sugar plantations: slave trade largely began in the 16th century for the portuguese to work on the sugar plantations. By the 1600s, the british french, spanish were getting in on the slave trade. Medieval sugar and spice: sugar was originally a spice (was available in small amounts, only rich people obtained sugar (a small number of people owned it) Renaissance sculpture: sugar can be molded into sculptures.

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