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Distant freedom.

Author: Andrew Pearson
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Liverpool Univ Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

This book is a study of the remote South Atlantic island of St Helena and its role in the abolition of the slave trade.


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Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)930829198
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Pearson
ISBN: 9781781383957 1781383952
OCLC Number: 944211402
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: AcknowledgementsIntroduction1. A Place of Immense Advantage2. London and Jamestown3. Sailortown4. Life and death in the depots5. `All, all, without avail'. Medicine and theliberated Africans6. After `liberation'7. Island LivesConclusionAppendix 1. Slave prize cases tried at Freetown,Luanda, Cape Town and St Helena, 1836-68Appendix 2. Prizes adjudicated by theVice-Admiralty court of St HelenaAppendix 3. Liberated African emigration from StHelenaAppendix 4. Emigrant voyages from St HelenaNotesBibliographyIndex


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