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Slave Masters: Early Practitioners of Scientific Management

By |2021-01-22T13:29:11+02:00Jan 22nd, 2021|Categories: All Topics, Articles, Articles Featured, Articles Latest, Expressions|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Before Eric Williams’ seminal text Capitalism and Slavery (1944) which made the profound argument that slavery was the foundation for the Industrial Revolution and industrial capitalism, W.E.B. Du Bois repositioned slavery in American capitalism in

Mutiny! Murder! And a mystic.

By |2020-07-15T13:36:00+02:00Jul 15th, 2020|Categories: All Topics, Articles, Articles Featured, Articles Latest, Expressions|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

A real story of slavery and spirituality in 18th century Cape Town.   On the evening of 14 July 1760, the slave Batjoe van Bali was on duty in the courtyard of his master’s house

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