The Anthropology of Slavery: The Womb of Iron and Gold

The Anthropology of Slavery: The Womb of Iron and Gold
Author: Claude Meillassoux
Language English
Pages: 422
ISBN10: 0226519120
Genre: Anthropology
Goodreads Rating: 3.69
ISBN13: 9780226519128
Published: January 1st 1992 by University of Chicago Press

This controversial examination of precolonial African slavery looks at the various social systems that made slavery on such a scale possible and argues that the institutions of slavery were far more complex and pervasive than previously suspected.