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to make subservient or subordinate

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He further called for a "great transformation" of emancipated slaves into "freemen" or New Negroes, and challenged the idea of Christianity being conveyed by enslavers.
Near the capital are historical sites such as The Point of No Return and Tree of Forgetting, around which slaves were forced to march in the belief that doing so would cause them to forget and therefore not haunt their enslavers.
Five days from her 18th birthday she " escaped the cruelty of her enslavers and after therapy and support from the service, she vowed to make a future.
My one very minor worry is that, ironically enough, for someone whose central argument makes a lovely point in favor of Kantian nonintellectualism, Rayman also seems to have uncritically absorbed the standard intellectualist reading of Kant's conception of the relationship between reason and the affects, according to which desires, emotions, feelings, and passions are essentially enslavers of human reason, hence inimical to human reason, and not either essential to or even compatible with our reason and its basic aims.
Diptee argues that race, power, and perception influenced encounters between enslavers and the enslaved during the era of the Atlantic slave trade.
See Gordon, supra note 2, at 618 ("These songs allegedly characterized Tutsis as 'Hutu enslavers, enemies or enemy accomplices.
Cagli's drawings evoke a lateral justice, however horrible the recognition, in "La Preface" (in the beginning, it is always the beginning) conjoining the unwritten bodies of those who built the pyramids, the nameless slaves who died building an eternal monument where their enslavers would lie in state forever, to the mass bodies of the DP's found in the abandoned concentration camp.
For modern audiences, Othello's story of enslavement will inevitably be colored by the horrors of that later history; but, as the work of Nabil Matar and Daniel Vitkus has demonstrated, "Moors" were, on balance, more likely to figure in the early seventeenth-century English imagination as enslavers than as slaves; and Othello's narrative of capture, enslavement, and "redemption thence" actually parallels the experience of many prisoners on both sides of a Muslim-Christian conflict that stretched back at least to the Crusades.
Just as Chaucer chose to dismiss French and Latin, the languages of the aristocracy and the church, in favour of writing in an English vernacular, Breeze sets aside the Middle English of Chaucer's poem, and contemporary standard British and Jamaican Englishes, the first being the ancestral tongue of the enslavers and colonizers, the second a contemporary neocolonial lect, and the third, a variety spoken by her birthplace's elite.
In this epic fantasy adventure, Robert Stanek tells the story of the Hundred Worlds and its peoples through the eyes of the enslaved and the enslavers, weaving a tale that's likely to be unlike any you've read recently.
The author looks at the legacy of war--bombed cities, famine, death--and then at `vengeance' when crude justice was done to concentration camp guards, German enslavers of foreign workers, women who had 'befriended' Germans.
What is certain is that the policies adopted by the countries of some of those speakers, theoreticians and issuers of slogans can be divided between oppressive, enslavers and beggars, while some are living off political and economic promises, fearing that their chairs might burn before they have time to safely jump off them
Not surprisingly, as reviews of The Mind of the Master Class and Slavery in White and Black suggest, some scholars find the earlier, sympathetic probing of the worldview of the enslaved easier to accept than the same attention to the enslavers in the latter books.
10) More to the point, in passages like these, the Old Testament idea of divine justice enacted through Israel comes to the fore; should it remain obedient, Israel is rewarded with temporal victory and power, while its "wicked" enemies--idolaters, enslavers, murderers, warmongers, practitioners of infanticide--are to feel the condemnation of eternal judgment through Israel's sword.