Books

with Lisa Hellman and Matthias van Rossum (eds), Slavery and Bondage in Asia, 1550-1850: Towards a Global History of Coerced Labour. Dependency and Slavery Studies Vol. 3 (Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter, 2022). Available open access.

Journal Articles

‘Bondsmen: Slave Collateral in the 19th-Century Cape Colony’, Journal of Southern African Studies, 47.3 (2021):437-53.

with R. Ross, ‘The Emancipation of the enslaved in the Cape Colony: Historiography and Introduction’, Journal of Southern African Studies 47.3 (2021):405-16.

with J. Fourie, H. Heese and L. Martin, ‘When Cape Slavery Ended: Introducing a new slave emancipation dataset’ Explorations in Economic History 81 (2021).

‘Precarious Freedom: Manumission in eighteenth-century Colombo, Sri Lanka’ Journal of Social History 54.1 (2020):88-108.

‘Taking the Companies to Court: Wage litigation against the Dutch East and West India Companies in the High Court’ Tijdschift voor Geschiedenis 131.3 (2018):409-30.

with M. Fusaro et. al., ‘Entrepreneurs at sea: Trading practices, legal opportunities and early modern globalization.’ International Journal of Maritime History 28.4 (2016):774-86.

Book chapters

with W. Raaijmakers, ‘Advertising the enslaved for sale: A quantitative approach to the Zuid-Afrikaan, 1830-1834.’ In Quantitative History and Uncharted People: Case studies from the South African Past edited by J. Fourie (Bloomsbury, 2023).

‘Boundaries of Bondage: Slavery and Enslaveability in VOC Ceylon.’ In Slavery and Bondage in Asia, 1550-1850: Towards a Global history of coerced labour edited by K. Ekama, L. Hellman and M. van Rossum, 121-140. Dependency and Slavery Studies Vol. 3 (Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter, 2022).

with L. Hellman and M. van Rossum, ‘Slavery and Labour Coercion in Asia—Towards a Global History.’ In Slavery and Bondage in Asia, 1550-1850: Towards a Global history of Coerced Labour edited by Kate Ekama, Lisa Hellman and Matthias van Rossum, 3-16. Dependency and Slavery Studies Vol. 3 (Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter, 2022).

‘Connected Lives: Experiences of slavery in VOC Colombo.’ In Being a slave in the Indian Ocean world edited by A. Schrikker and N. Wickramasinghe (Leiden: Leiden University Press, 2020).

with C. Antunes, ‘Mediterranean and Atlantic Maritime Conflict Resolution: Critical Insights into Geographies of Conflict in the Early Modern Period.’ In Mediterranean and Atlantic Maritime Conflict Resolution edited by L. Sicking and A. Wijffels (Leiden: Brill, 2020).

with A. Schrikker, ‘Through the lens of slavery: Dutch Sri Lanka in the eighteenth century.’ In Sri Lanka at the Crossroads of History edited by Z. Biedermann and A. Strathern (London: University College London Press, 2017).

‘Conflict in Court: Suing the Dutch East and West India Companies.’ In Mechanisms of Global Empire edited by C. Antunes and A. Polónia (Porto: CITCEM/Edições Afrontamento, 2017).

‘Just Deserters: Runaway slaves from the VOC Cape, c. 1700-1800.’ In Desertion in the Early Modern World: A comparative history edited by M. van Rossum and J. Kamp (London: Bloomsbury, 2016).

Book reviews

A. Jaffer, ‘Lascars and Indian Ocean Seafaring, 1780-1860: Shipboard life, unrest and mutiny’ Tijdschrift voor Zeegeschiedenis 35:2 (2016):83-5.

Z. Biedemann, ‘The Portuguese in Sri Lanka and South India: Studies in the history of diplomacy, empire and trade, 1500-1600’ International Journal of Maritime History 27:2 (2015):348-9.

W. B. Stephens, ‘The Seventeenth Century Customs Service Surveyed: William Culliford’s investigation of the western ports, 1682-84’ The Mariner’s Mirror 100:1 (2014):96-7.

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