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Slavery, abolitionism and empire in India, 1772-1843

Author: Andrea Major
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2014.
Series: Liverpool studies in international slavery, 6
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book explores the complex interactions between imperial expansion, political abolitionism and colonial philanthropy that underpinned the ambivalent attitudes of both British evangelicals and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea Major
ISBN: 9781781381113 1781381119 9781846317583 1846317584
OCLC Number: 951127363
Description: 1 volume ; 24 cm.
Contents: List of IllustrationsAcknowledgementsList of AbbreviationsGlossarySome Prominent Figures in the British Parliament, the Abolitionist Movement and the East India CompanyPart I. Other SlaveriesIntroduction1. 'To Call a Slave a Slave': Recovering Indian SlaveryPart II. European SlaveriesIntroduction: Slavery and Colonial Expansion in India2. 'A Shameful and Ruinous Trade': European Slave-trafficking and the East India Company3. Bengalis, Caffrees and Malays: European Slave-holding and Early Colonial SocietyPart III. Indian SlaveriesIntroduction: Locating Indian Slaveries4. 'This Household Servitude': Domestic Slavery and Immoral Commerce5. 'Open and Professed Stealers of Children': Slave-trafficking and the Boundaries of the Colonial StatePart IV. Imagined SlaveriesIntroduction: Evangelical Connections7. 'Satan's Wretched Slaves': Indian Society and the Evangelical Imagination8. 'The Produce of the East by Free Men': Indian Sugar and Indian Slavery in British Abolitionist Debates, 1793-1833Conclusion: 'Do Justice to India': Abolitionists and Indian Slavery, 1839-1843Select BibliographyIndex
Series Title: Liverpool studies in international slavery, 6
Responsibility: Andrea Major.

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Reviews'A most impressive work of scholarship which will come to occupy a major and important niche in this area.'Stanley Engerman 'This will remain the standard history of British abolitionism and Read more...

 
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