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Serfdom and Slavery compares the two forms of legal servitude in cultures in Western civilization, in Europe and the New World from ancient times to the modern period. Within a tightly controlled framework of general contextual chapters followed by specific case studies, a distinguished team of scholars offers 17 specially written essays that illuminate the nature, development, impact and Cited by: Slavery abolished (including Sweden's territory in Finland). However, slaves are not banned entry into the country until In the 18th and 19th Centuries, slavery will be practiced in the Swedish-ruled Caribbean island of Saint Barthélemy. Sweden never had serfdom in except in a few territories it later acquired which was ruled under a. History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ingram, John K. (John Kells), History of slavery and serfdom. London: Adam and Charles Black, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: John K Ingram. See also slavery; peonage. History Serfdom was known in the Hellenistic civilization, and in the Roman Empire economic maladjustment led to the appearance of the servile class, the coloni. In the Middle Ages, serfdom developed in France, Italy, and Spain, later spread to Germany, and in the 15th cent. was carried to Slavic countries.
Case studies examine the establishment of slavery in Ancient Greece; domestic slavery in Roman society; emancipation in Byzantium; attitudes towards serfdom in thirteenth- and fourteenth-century England; subject farmers in early modern Brandenburg-Prussia and Poland; the rural order in Tsarist Russia; and the emancipation of the Russian peasantry. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ingram, John K. (John Kells), History of slavery and serfdom. London, A. and C. Black, A HISTORY OF SLAVERY AND SERFDOM Download A History Of Slavery And Serfdom ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to A History Of Slavery And Serfdom book pdf for free now. An extraction from the book "Serfdom to Self-Government: Memoirs of a Polish Village Mayor, " The Granary of Europe - serfdom in Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth The Causes of Slavery or Serfdom: A Hypothesis, discussion and full online text of Evsey Domar (), "The Causes of Slavery or Serfdom: A Hypothesis," Economic History Review.
Other forms of servitude related to slavery, and sometimes indistinguishable from it, are serfdom, debt bondage, indentured service, peonage, and corvée (also called statute labor). Serfdom was, after slavery, the most common kind of forced labor; it appeared several centuries after slavery was introduced. Both slavery and serfdom in England were vacated, rather than abolished. The fact that slaves could no longer be identiﬁed in England by the end of the sixteenth century was to be more Author: Seymour Drescher. The topics covered are European beliefs that rejected the enslavement of other Europeans but permitted the slavery of Africans (David Eltis), British abolitionism and the impact of emancipation in the British West Indies (Seymour Drescher), the consequences of the end of Russian serfdom (Peter Kolchin), the definition and nature of free labor. Slavery, by contrast, was an ancient institution in Russia and effectively was abolished in the s. Serfdom, which began in , evolved into near-slavery in the eighteenth century and was finally abolished in Serfdom in its Russian variant could not have existed without the precedent and presence of slavery.