Barbados: The Last Years of Slavery 1823-1833

@article{Lvy1959BarbadosTL,
  title={Barbados: The Last Years of Slavery 1823-1833},
  author={C. L{\'e}vy},
  journal={The Journal of Negro History},
  year={1959},
  volume={44},
  pages={308 - 345}
}
  • C. Lévy
  • Published 1959
  • Sociology
  • The Journal of Negro History
For more than a decade previous to the first reformed Parliament of 1833, the religious and philanthropic movement favoring the total extinction of Negro slavery was gaining ground, despite the fact that the first generation of English humanitarians, informally comprising the 'Clapham Sect,' was considered under pledge of honor to press for nothing more than termination of the slave trade. Thus, early abolitionists fought for an improvement of the black man's condition as a bondsman rather than… Expand
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