Abolitionist expectations: Britain

@article{Drescher2000AbolitionistEB,
  title={Abolitionist expectations: Britain},
  author={Seymour Drescher},
  journal={Slavery \& Abolition},
  year={2000},
  volume={21},
  pages={41 - 66}
}
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