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Slavery and the British empire : from Africa to America

Author: Kenneth Morgan
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An introduction to the entire history of British involvement with slavery and the slave trade, with an especial focus on the two centuries from 1650, and covering the Atlantic world, especially North  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth Morgan
ISBN: 9780199238996 0199238995 9780192892911 0192892916
OCLC Number: 779908974
Notes: Reprint. Orginally published: 2007.
Description: viii, 221 pages : illustrations, maps
Contents: Preface ; Introduction ; 1. Slavery and the Slave Trade ; 2. Merchants and Planters ; 3. The Triangular Trade ; 4. Slave Demography and Family Life ; 5. Work, Law, and Culture ; 6. Slave Resistance and Rebellion ; 7. The Abolition of the British Slave Trade ; 8. Slave Emancipation ; Epilogue ; Select Bibliography
Responsibility: Kenneth Morgan.

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A clear overview of the entire history of British involvement with slavery and the slave trade * Spartacus Review * A first rate-work that deserves much praise. * Jeremy Black, History. *

 
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