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Ismael M. Montana, Northern Illinois University (USA)

Book Review Editor
Viola Müller, University of Bonn (Germany)

Area Editors
Sub-Saharan Africa (contemporary): Eric Hahonou, University of Roskilde (Denmark)
Sub-Saharan Africa (historical): Olatunji Ojo, Brock University (Canada)
Asia: Kerry Ward, Rice University (USA)
Near East and North Africa: Ismael M. Montana, Northern Illinois University (USA)
Europe/Mediterranean: Jeff Fynn-Paul, Leiden University (The Netherlands)
Americas (North): Damian Alan Pargas, Leiden University (The Netherlands)
Americas (Latin America): Alex Borucki, University of California, Irvine (USA)
Americas (Caribbean): Karwan Fatah-Black, Leiden University (The Netherlands)

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Omar H. Ali, University of North Carolina at Greensboro (USA)
Jean Allain, Monash University (Australia)
Richard B. Allen, Framingham State University (USA)
Edward A. Alpers, UCLA (USA)
Catherine Armstrong, Loughborough University (UK)
Manuel Barcia, University of Leeds (UK)
Felicitas Becker, University of Cambridge (UK)
Abdelilah Benmlih, University of Fès (Morocco)
Debra Blumenthal, UC-Santa Barbara (USA)
Marcus Carvalho, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco (Brazil)
Pamela Crossley, Dartmouth College (USA)
Seymour Drescher, University of Pittsburgh (USA)
Richard Eaton, University of Arizona (USA)
Stanley Engerman, University of Rochester (USA)
Roquinaldo Ferreira, Brown University (USA)
Ana Frega, Universidad de la República, Montevideo (Uruguay)
Jennifer Glancy, Le Moyne College (USA)
Jesús Guanche Peréz, Universidad de Habana (Cuba)
Milton Guran, Universidade de Brasilia (Brazil)
Stefan Hanβ, The University of Manchester (UK)
Luuk de Ligt, Leiden University (The Netherlands)
Paul Lovejoy, York University (Canada)
Aurelia Martín Casares, University of Granada (Spain)
Joseph C. Miller†, University of Virginia (USA)
Beatrice Nicolini, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan (Italy)
Ugo Nwokeji, University of California – Berkeley (USA)
Joel Quirk, University of the Witwatersrand (South Africa)
Junius P. Rodriguez, Eureka College (USA)
Robert Ross, Leiden University (The Netherlands)
John David Smith, University of North Carolina – Charlotte (USA)
Ehud R. Toledano, Tel Aviv University (Israel)
Konstantinos Vlassopoulos, University of Nottingham (UK)
Holger Weiss, Abo Akademie University (Finland)
Nigel Worden, University of Cape Town (South Africa)

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Oran Kennedy, Leiden University (The Netherlands)
Thomas Mareite, Leiden University (The Netherlands)
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The Journal of Global Slavery (JGS) aims to advance and promote a greater understanding of slavery and post-slavery from comparative, transregional, and/or global perspectives, as well as methodological and theoretical aspects of its study. It especially underscores the global and globalizing nature of slavery in world history.

As a practice in which human beings were held captive for an indefinite period of time, coerced into extremely dependent and exploitative power relationships, denied rights (including potentially rights over their labor, lives, and bodies), could be bought and sold, were vulnerable to forced relocation by various means, and forced to labor against their will, slavery in one form or another has existed in innumerable societies throughout history. JGS fosters a global view of slavery by integrating the latest scholarship from around the world and providing an interdisciplinary platform for scholars working on slavery in regions as diverse as ancient Rome, Pre-Colombian Mexico, Han dynasty China, the Ottoman Empire, the antebellum United States, and twenty-first-century Mali.

The journal also promotes a view of slavery as a globalizing force in the development of world civilizations. Global history focuses heavily upon the global movement of people, goods, and ideas, with a particular emphasis on processes of integration and divergence in the human experience. Slavery straddles all of these focal points, as it connected and integrated various societies through economic and power-based relationships, and simultaneously divided societies by class, race, ethnicity, and cultural group.

JGS is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes articles based on original research, book reviews, short notes and communications, and special issues. It especially invites articles that situate studies of slavery (whether historical or modern-day forms) in explicitly comparative, transregional, and/or global contexts. Themes may include (but are not limited to):
• the different and changing social, cultural, and legal meanings of slavery across time and space;
• the roles that slavery has played in the development of intersecting and interdependent relationships between societies throughout world history;
• comparative practices of enslavement (through warfare, indebtedness, trade, etc.);
• human trafficking and forced migration;
• transregional dialogues and the movement of ideas and practices of slavery and anti-slavery across space;
• slave cultures and cultural transfer;
• political, economic, and ideological causes and effects of slavery;
• religion and slavery;
• resistance;
• abolition, emancipation, and manumission practices from global or comparative perspectives;
• the psychological effects, memories, legacies, and representations of slave practices.
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