Category Archives: Brazil

Caribbean Project: Review: The Rise and Fall of the Plantation Complex

New World Philip D. Curtin’s The Rise and Fall of the Plantation Complex is a series of essays about the transnational entity that we have described here as “the Golden Circle” or the “South Atlantic System.” Curtin coined the term “South … Continue reading

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Caribbean Project: Visualizing The Plantation Complex

New World In The Rise and Fall of the Plantation Complex, Philip D. Curtin describes the geographic spread and extent of the slave plantation: “With the passage of time, the heart of the complex moved westward by way of the … Continue reading

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Caribbean Project: Review: Inhuman Bondage: The Rise and Fall of Slavery in the New World

New World In Inhuman Bondage: The Rise and Fall of New World Slavery, David Brion Davis sets the American South within the international context of the transatlantic slave trade and the rise and fall of other New World slave societies. … Continue reading

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Caribbean Project: Review: The Racial Dystopia

Brazil In the final episode of Black in Latin America, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. travels to Brazil, the second largest black country in the world, and the “post-racial” dystopia that BRA seeks to emulate. Cliff Notes: (1) 4.8 million slaves … Continue reading

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