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The abolition of slavery

Marie-CГ©cile RГ©vauger

The abolition of slavery

the British debate, 1787-1840

by Marie-CГ©cile RГ©vauger

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Published by CNED, Presses universitaires de France in Vanves, Paris .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Antislavery movements -- Great Britain -- History,
  • Slavery -- Justification -- History,
  • Slave trade -- Atlantic Ocean Region -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [165]-168).

    StatementCécile Révauger.
    SeriesSérie anglais, Série anglais
    ContributionsCNED (France)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT1163 .R48 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192 p. :
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23931521M
    ISBN 102130571107
    ISBN 109782130571100
    LC Control Number2009431204

    This was called abolition. Britain abolished the slave trade in , although slavery was not completely wiped out until years later. Slave uprisings in British colonies were stopped by the army, with a violence that sickened many British people. Under pressure from public opinion, parliament passed an Abolition of Slavery Act in Introduction. The abolition of slavery in the Atlantic world occurred during the 19th century, but its origins are generally recognized to be the intellectual ferment of the 18th-century Enlightenment, the political turmoil of the Age of Revolution, and the economic transformations associated with the development of modern industrial capitalism.

    This book tells the untold story of the fight to defend slavery in the British Empire. Drawing on a wide range of sources, from art, poetry, and literature, to propaganda, scientific studies, and parliamentary papers, Proslavery Britain explores the many ways in which slavery's defenders helped shape the processes of abolition and emancipation. However, twentieth-century Europe itself was inundated by a new system of slavery, larger and more deadly than its earlier system of New World slavery. This book examines these dramatic expansions and contractions of the institution of slavery and the impact of violence, economics, and civil society in the ebb and flow of slavery and Cited by:

    Britain's formal abolition of slavery paralleled a rise in its informal entanglement with U.S. slavery to the extent that "even more than in its early days of development, slavery showed all the Author: Seymour Drescher. 5 The question now agitated in the British Parliament concerning slavery, is illustrated with great information, able argument, and perspicuous expression, in a work entitled, “Doubts on the Abolition of the Slave Trade, by an Old Member of Parliament;” printed for Stockdale, in Picadilly, It is ascribed to John Ranby, Esq. That the evils of the Slave Trade should, like the evils.


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