Envoys of abolition British naval officers and the campaign against the slave trade in West Africa (eBook, 2019) [WorldCat.org]
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Envoys of abolition British naval officers and the campaign against the slave trade in West Africa

Author: Mary Wills
Publisher: Liverpool Liverpool University Press 2019
Series: Liverpool studies in international slavery, 15
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After Britain's Abolition of the Slave Trade Act of 1807, a squadron of Royal Navy vessels was sent to the West Coast of Africa tasked with suppressing the thriving transatlantic slave trade. Drawing on previously unpublished papers found in private collections and various archives in the UK and abroad, this book examines the personal and cultural experiences of the naval officers at the frontline of Britain's  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Wills
ISBN: 9781789624908 1789624908 9781789620788 1789620783
OCLC Number: 1195953446
Accession No: (DE-627)1726823873 (DE-599)KEP05494001X (CUP)CR9781789624908 (EBP)05494001X
Notes: Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 13 Jul 2020).
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 241 pages) PDF file(s).
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Series Title: Liverpool studies in international slavery, 15
Responsibility: Mary Wills.

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Drawing on substantial collections of previously unpublished papers, this book examines personal experiences of British naval officers employed in suppressing the transatlantic slave trade from West  Read more...

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'Based on meticulous research in national and regional archive collections, this book provides a richly documented account of how men engaged in Royal Navy suppression activities reacted to their Read more...

 
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