Primary Sources On This Website

Primary Sources Elsewhere

  • Peabody, Sue, and Keila Grinberg, eds. Slavery, Freedom, and the Law in the Atlantic World: A Brief History with Documents. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s 2007. See especially doc. 1 (The Code Noir, 1685).
  • Seaver, James E. A Narrative of the Life of Mrs. Mary Jemison, ed. June Namias. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1995.

Selected Bibliography

  • Barr, Juliana. “From Captives to Slaves: Commodifying Indian Women in the Borderlands.” Journal of American History 92, no. 1 (2005): 19-46.
  • Barr, Juliana. Peace Came in the Form of a Woman: Indians and Spaniards in the Texas Borderlands. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2007.
  • Blackburn, Robin. The Making of New World Slavery: From the Baroque to the Modern, 1492-1800. London: Verso, 1997.
  • Brooks, James F. “‘This Evil Extends Especially to the Feminine Sex’: Negotiating Captivity in the New Mexico Borderlands.” Feminist Studies 22, no. 2 (1996): 279-309.
  • Brooks, James F. Captives and Cousins: Slavery, Kinship, and Community in the Southwest Borderlands. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2002.
  • Brugge, David M. Navajos in the Catholic Church Records of New Mexico 1694-1875. 3rd ed. Santa Fe: School for Advanced Research Press, 2010.
  • Cameron, Catherine. “Captives and Culture Change: Implications for Archaeology.” Current Anthropology, 52, no. 2 (2011): 169-209.
  • Cameron, Catherine M. Captives: How Stolen People Changed the World. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2016.
  • Donald, Leland. Aboriginal Slavery on the Northwest Coast of North America. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1997.
  • DuVal, Kathleen. “Indian Intermarriage and Métissage in Colonial Louisiana.” The William and Mary Quarterly, 65, no. 2 (2008): 267-304.
  • Ethridge, Robbie, and Sheri M. Shuck-Hall, eds. Mapping the Mississippian Shatter Zone: The Colonial Indian Slave Trade and Regional Instability in the American South. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2009.
  • Gallay, Alan. The Indian Slave Trade: The Rise of the English Empire in the American South, 1670-1717. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2002.
  • Goetz, Rebecca. The Baptism of Early Virgina: How Christianity Created Race. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012.
  • Guasco, Michael. “To ‘Doe Some Good Upon Their Countrymen’: The Paradox of Indian Slavery in Early Anglo-America.” Journal of Social History 41, no. 2 (2007): 389-411.
  • Guasco, Michael. Slaves and Englishmen: Human Bondage in the Early Modern World. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014.
  • Habicht-Mauche, Judith. “Captive Wives? The Role and Status of Non-Local Women on the Protohistoric Southern High Plains.” In Invisible Citizens: Captives and Their Consequences, edited by Catherine M. Cameron, 181-204. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 2008.
  • Hämäläinen, Pekka. The Comanche Empire. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2008.
  • Kelton, Paul K. Epidemics and Enslavement: Biological Catastrophe in the Native Southeast, 1492–1715. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2007.
  • Kohler, Timothy A., and Kathryn Kramer Turner. “Raiding for Women in the Pre-Hispanic Northern Pueblo Southwest? A Pilot Examination.” Current Anthropology, 47, no. 6 (2006): 1035-1045.
  • Koziol, Kathryn. “Performances of Imposed Status: Captivity at Cahokia.” In The Bioarchaeology of Violence, edited by Debra L. Martin, Ryan P. Harrod, and Ventura R. Pérez, 226-250. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2012.
  • Martin, Bonnie and James Brooks. Linking the Histories of Slavery: North America and its Borderlands. Santa Fe: School for Advanced Research Press, 2015.
  • Martin, Debra. “Ripped Flesh and Torn Souls: Skeletal Evidence for Captivity and Slavery from the La Plata Valley, New Mexico, AD 1100-1300.” In Invisible Citizens: Captives and their Consequences, ed. Catherine Cameron, 159-180. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 2008.
  • Martin, Debra L., Ryan Harrod and Misty Fields. “Beaten Down and Worked to the Bone: Bioarchaeological Investigations of Women and Violence in the Ancient Southwest.” Landscapes of Violence 1, no. 1 (2010): 1-19.
  • Morrissey, Robert. “The Power of the Ecotone: Bison, Slaves, and the Rise and Fall of the Grand Village of the Kaskaskia.” Journal of American History 102 (2015): 667-692.
  • Reséndez, Andrés. The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016.
  • Rushforth, Brett. “‘A Little Flesh We Offer You’: The Origins of Indian Slavery in New France.” The William and Mary Quarterly 60, no. 4 (2003): 777-808.
  • Rushforth, Brett. Bonds of Alliance: Indigenous and Atlantic Slaveries in New France. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2012.
  • Rushforth, Brett. “Slavery, the Fox Wars, and the Limits of Alliance.” The William and Mary Quarterly 63, no. 1 (2006): 53-80.
  • Santos-Granero, Fernando. Vital Enemies: Slavery, Predation and the Amerindian Political Economy of Life. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2009.
  • Snyder, Christina. Slavery in Indian Country: The Changing Face of Captivity in Early America. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2012.
  • Starna, William A., and Ralph Watkins. “Northern Iroquoian Slavery.” Ethnohistory 38, no. 1 (1991): 34-57.
  • Warren, Wendy. New England Bound: Slavery and Colonization in Early America. New York: Liveright Publishing, 2017.


Carolyn Arena, Hannah Barker, Catherine Cameron, Stan Mirvis, Robert Michael Morrissey