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Home Grown Slaves

     The slave trade system affected thousands of slaves as they traveled across the Atlantic. The article Home-Grown Slaves Women, Reproduction, and the Abolition of the Slave Trade, Jamaica written by Sasha Turner gives insight particularly to the treatment of women on sugar plantations in Jamaica. In this podcast Homegrown Slaves: How the Slave Owners Revitalized the Slave Population, Joel Hadro, Kori Hillestad, Curry Perkins and Sydney Yarbrough from the 2015 12 Objects Project, will describe a movement in Europe had large effects on women in the slave system involved with sugar plantations in Jamaica.