Elizabeth Elbourne

Elizabeth Elbourne is Associate Professor of History at McGill University, Montreal. She is the author of Blood Ground: Colonialism, Missions and contests over Christianity in Britain and the Eastern Cape, 1799-1852. She is currently the co-editor (with Brian Cowan) of the Journal of British Studies.

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Twenty-six authors from diverse scholarly backgrounds look at the vexed, traumatic intersections of the histories of slavery and of sexuality. They argue that such intersections mattered profoundly and, indeed, that slavery cannot be understood without adequate attention to sexuality.

“This collection challenges many established conceptual boundaries, and refines and reinterprets others.”

African Studies Quarterly