White slavery , white slave trade , and white slave traffic refer to the chattel slavery of White Europeans by non-Europeans such as North Africans and the Muslim world , as well as by Europeans themselves, such as the Viking thralls or European Galley slaves. From Antiquity, European slaves were common during the reign of Ancient Rome and were prominent during the Ottoman Empire into the early modern period. In Feudalism , there were various forms of status below the Freeman that is known as Serfdom such as the bordar , villein , vagabond and slave which could be bought and sold as property and were subject to labor and branding by their owners or demense. Under Muslim rule , the Arab slave trades that included Caucasian captives were often fueled by raids into European territories or were taken as children in the form of a blood tax from the families of citizens of conquered territories to serve the empire for a variety of functions.
Forced Marriage as a 12-Year-Old Girl: The Life of America's Last Slave Ship Survivor
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There is ample evidence of sexual relations, from rapes to what appear to be relatively symbiotic romantic partnerships, between white slave masters and black women in the Antebellum South. Much rarer were sexual relations between white women and black slave men, yet they too occurred. Using an intersectional socio-historical analysis, this paper explores the factors that contributed or may have contributed to the incidence of sexual encounters between elite white women and slave men, the power dynamics embedded in them, and their implications in terms of sexual consent.
But fewer probably know that it was his wife, Martha , who dramatically increased the enslaved population there. When they wed in , George may have owned around 18 people. Martha, one of the richest women in Virginia, owned The high number of people Martha Washington owned is unusual, but the fact that she owned them is not. Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers , a history professor at the University of California-Berkeley, is compiling data on just how many white women owned slaves in the U. White women were active and violent participants in the slave market. They bought, sold, managed and sought the return of enslaved people, in whom they had a vested economic interest.