Abolition: A History of Slavery and Antislavery

  title={Abolition: A History of Slavery and Antislavery},
  author={Seymour Drescher},
Part I. Extension: 1. A perennial institution 2. Expanding slavery 3. Extension and tension 4. Border skirmishes Part II. Crisis: 5. Age of American revolution 1770s-1820s 6. Franco-American revolutions 1780s-1820s 7. Latin American revolutions 1810s-1820s 8. Abolitionism without revolution: Great Britain 1770s-1820s Part III. Contraction: 9. British emancipation 10. From colonial emancipation to global abolition 11. The end of slavery: Anglo-America 12. Abolishing New World slavery: Latin… 

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  • Ryan Hanley
  • History
    Transactions of the Royal Historical Society
  • 2016
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