Slavery: supporters and abolitionists, 1675-1865

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Title Slavery: supporters and abolitionists, 1675-1865
Subject & Keywords Britain; America; BOABRAW; BOAANGLO; AFRICA; POLITICS & GOVERNMENT
Description This unique publication unites a range of collections upon slavery for the first time. With a focus upon Jamaica and the West Indies, they also cover tensions in the anti-slavery movement as Christians challenged churches on their acceptance of proceeds from slavery; while transatlantic tensions were exacerbated when British protestors criticised slavery in the fledgling United States. These papers' coverage is mainly focussed upon the eighteenth and nineteenth century, a time period over which abolitionist views would grow in prominence and Government views on the practice would change markedly; from <a href="https://microform.digital/map/guides/R71446.pdf">The papers of Samuel Martin, 1694-1776, relating to Antigua</a> to the <a href="https://microform.digital/map/full-catalogue.php?browse=search&filter=&term=Ord+report+on+the+West&limit=all&value=&p=&ref=R00380">Ord report on the West Coast of Africa, 1865</a>. The British Government's developing interest in the impact of the slave trade can be seen in both the <a href="https://microform.digital/map/full-catalogue.php?browse=search&filter=&term=Commissioners+on+African+Settlements&limit=all&value=&p=&ref=R00386">Report of the Commissioners on African Settlements: report on the slave trade, 1811</a> and the <a href="https://microform.digital/map/full-catalogue.php?browse=search&filter=&term=Select+Committee+on+the+West+Coast+of+Africa&limit=all&value=&p=&ref=R00384">Report of the...
ISBN 9781851173198
Contributor Bodleian Library, British Library, and others
Type text
Format image
Identifier https://microform.digital/boa/collections/69/slavery-supporters-and-abolitionists-1675-1865
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Language eng
Rights Images © Microform Academic Publishers, 2016. All rights reserved.
Publisher Microform Academic Publishers
Coverage 1675 - 1865
Created On 14th April, 2016 - 3:54pm
Last Updated 14th April, 2016 - 3:54pm
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