Foreword, Introduction, 1. Introduction: the impact of slavery on Europe - reopening a debate, Explorations, 2. The profits of the Portuguese-Brazilian transatlantic slave trade: challenges and possibilities, 3. Governance, value-added and rents in plantation slavery-based value-chains, 4. Slavery and the Dutch economy, 1750-1800, 5. Slave-based coffee in the eighteenth century and the role of the Dutch in global commodity chains, 6. A cloth that binds: new perspectives on the eighteenth-century Prussian economy, Reflections, 7. How important was the slavery system to Europe?, 8. The value of figures, 9. Revisiting Europe and slavery
Tamira Combrink is Lecturer in History and Research Fellow at the International Institute of Social History (Netherlands Royal Academy of Arts and Sciences).Matthias van Rossum is Senior Researcher at the International Institute of Social History (Netherlands Royal Academy of Arts and Sciences), and specialized in global labour history, and the history of slave trade and slavery. He is Co-leader of Exploring Slave Trade in Asia and Leader of GLOBALISE, research infrastructure projects that explore histories of slavery and colonialism.