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Scotland and the abolition of black slavery, 1756-1838

Author: Iain Boyd Whyte
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Repr. with correctionsView all editions and formats

Although much has been written about Scottish involvement in slavery, the contribution of Scots to the abolition of black slavery has not yet been sufficiently recognised. This book starts with a  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Iain Boyd Whyte
ISBN: 9780748624331 9780748624324 0748624325 0748624333
OCLC Number: 315438564
Description: VII, 278 Seiten : Illustrationen ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Black Slaves in Scotland and Baptism 9 2. The Lords and the Profits --
West Indian Commerce and the Scottish Enlightenment 41 3. Pulpits, Presbyteries and Petitions on the Trade 70 4. London Scots in the Movement for Aboliion 107 5 Unfinished Business in Europe and Scots Countervoices on Emancipation 145 6. Coming Out of Sin --
the Road from Mitigation to the Call for Immediate Abolition 179 "7. Evangeism in Jamaica, Theology in Scotlan, but Freedom Deferred 213 S. Eyes on the Prize --
Focus, Faith and Fervour 247.
Responsibility: Iain Whyte.


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A tightly argued and illuminating history. The Herald A tightly argued and illuminating history.

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