GLADSTONE AND SLAVERY

@article{Quinault2009GLADSTONEAS,
  title={GLADSTONE AND SLAVERY},
  author={Roland Quinault},
  journal={The Historical Journal},
  year={2009},
  volume={52},
  pages={363 - 383}
}
  • R. Quinault
  • Published 15 May 2009
  • History, Economics
  • The Historical Journal
ABSTRACT William Gladstone's views on slavery and the slave trade have received little attention from historians, although he spent much of his early years in parliament dealing with issues related to that subject. His stance on slavery echoed that of his father, who was one of the largest slave owners in the British West Indies, and on whom he was dependent for financial support. Gladstone opposed the slave trade but he wanted to improve the condition of the slaves before they were liberated… 
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