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Capitalism and antislavery : British mobilization in comparative perspective
The age of British abolitionism came into consolidated strength in 1787-88 with the first mass campaign against the slave trade and ended just half a century later in 1838 with a mass petitionExpand
The Mighty Experiment: Free Labor versus Slavery in British Emancipation
By the mid-eighteenth century, the transatlantic slave trade was considered to be a necessary and stabilizing factor in the capitalist economies of Europe and the expanding Americas. Britain was theExpand
The Ending of the Slave Trade and the Evolution of European Scientific Racism
How might a discussion of the ending of the Atlantic slave trade in relation to the development of European racism illuminate the question of who gained and who lost? The question can be approachedExpand
People and Parliament: The Rhetoric of the British Slave Trade
People and Parliament: The Rhetoric of the British Slave Trade In sharp contrast to a tradition which prevailed for more than a century after the abolition of the British slave system, itsExpand
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