British slavery and its abolition, 1823-1839.
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Published by Longmans, Green in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Slavery -- Emancipation,
  • Slavery -- West Indies, British.

Book details:

Classifications
LC ClassificationsHT1091 M37
The Physical Object
Pagination318p.
Number of Pages318
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17179739M

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mathieson, William Law, British slavery and its abolition, London, New York [etc.] Longmans, Green In this classic analysis and refutation of Eric Williams's thesis, Seymour Drescher argues that Britain's abolition of the slave trade in resulted not from the diminishing value of slavery for Great Britain but instead from the British public's mobilization against the slave trade, which forced London to commit what Drescher terms "econocide." › Books › New, Used & Rental Textbooks › Humanities. Slavery, Abolition and Emancipation focuses these concerns by exploring the unprecedented output of literature in its various forms that appeared in this period on the subject of slavery. How, the editors ask, can we explain the coincidence of the rise of antislavery sentiment, the peak of the slave trade and the intensification of Romanticism? Read this book on Questia. In this classic analysis and refutation of Eric Williams's thesis, Seymour Drescher argues that Britain's abolition of the slave trade in resulted not from the diminishing value of slavery for Great Britain but instead from the British public's mobilization against the slave trade, which forced London to commit what Drescher terms "econocide." //econocide-british-slavery-in-the-era-of-abolition.

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