Our publications reflect on the history of slavery, emancipation, exploitation and migration, as well as the continuing manifestations of these issues.


Here we highlight a number of books by Institute members and other outputs. For a full list of publications by Institute members, please visit their individual staff profiles in the ‘Our people’ section.


Jamaica in the Age of Revolution

Trevor Burnard

(Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2020)

The Atlantic in World History, 1492-1830

Trevor Burnard

(Bloomsbury: London, 2020)

Britain in the Wider World, 1603-1815

Trevor Burnard

(Routledge: London, 2019)

The Plantation Machine: Atlantic Capitalism in French Saint- Domingue and British Jamaica

John D. Garrigus and Trevor Burnard

(University of Pennsylvania Press: Philadelphia, 2016)

Planters, Merchants, and Slaves: Plantation Societies in British America, 1650-1820

Trevor Burnard

(Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2015)

The Routledge History of Slavery

Edited by Trevor Burnard, Gad Heuman

(Routledge: London and New York, 2011) 

Mastery, Tyranny and Desire: Thomas Thistlewood and His Slaves in the Anglo-Jamaican World

Trevor Burnard

(University of North Carolina Press and The Press University of the West Indies: Chapel Hill, London and Kingston, 2004)

Creole Gentlemen: The Maryland Elite

Trevor Burnard

(Routledge: New York, 2002)

The Atlas of the Transatlantic Slave Trade

David Eltis and David Richardson 

(Yale University Press, 2015)

The Cambridge World History of Slavery, Volume 4, Slavery since 1804 AD

Seymour Drescher, David Eltis, and Stanley L. Engerman and David Richardson

(Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016)

The Ties that Bind: Transatlantic Abolitionism in the Age of Reform, c. 1820-1865

John Oldfield

(Liverpool University Press, September 2020)

Death in the Diaspora - British and Irish Gravestones

Nicholas Evans and Angela McCarthy (eds)

(Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2020)

Other outputs