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The roots of racism religious scholars interpreted the hebrew bible's curse of ham from the story of noah to condemn africans to slavery cultural and religious associations of the. Historiography and research problems of slavery and the slave trade in a global-historical perspective zeuske, michael international review of social history571 (apr 2012)- 87-111. Chapter 5: the eighteenth century world: economy, society, and culture, 1700-1775 • the importance of slavery to the colonial economy and the contributions of africans to the colonial.
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