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'Chords of freedom' : commemoration, ritual and British transatlantic slavery

Author: J R Oldfield
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Chords of Freedom' offers valuable new insights into the way in which a 'culture of abolition' took root in Britain, and how our views of transatlantic slavery and figures like William Wilberforce have been revised and amended to reflect the changing demands of a series of 'present days."
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Oldfield, J.R. (John R.).
'Chords of freedom'.
Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)654516147
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J R Oldfield
ISBN: 9780719066641 0719066646 0719066654 9780719066658
OCLC Number: 132318401
Description: 193 pages : illustrations, portrait ; 24 cm
Contents: Frames of remembrance : Benjamin Robert Haydon and The Anti-Slavery Convention, 1840 --
Literary memorials : Clarkson's History and The life of William Wilberforce --
Sites of memory : abolitionist monuments and the politics of identity --
Abolitionist rituals : celebrations and commemorations --
Sites of memory : transatlantic slavery and the museum experience --
Transatlantic perspectives.
Responsibility: J.R. Oldfield.
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