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Abolition! : the struggle to abolish slavery in the British Colonies

Author: Richard S Reddie
Publisher: Oxford : Lion, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of the slave trade and the campaign to bring it to an end in the British Empire

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard S Reddie
ISBN: 0745952291 9780745952291
OCLC Number: 141378776
Description: 254 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Subjects covered include: * the history of slavery * the brutality of the slave trade * resistance by slaves * importance of slave trade to the British economy * the roots of the anti-slave trade society * the strategies of the movement * the push for abolition * the legacies of the slave trade
Responsibility: Richard S. Reddie ; [foreword by Tony Benn].
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"Scholarly, readable and timely ... Richard Reddie's excellent book should remind us that the battles he describes so brilliantly have to be fought and won again and again by each generation." --Tony Read more...

 
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