The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Revolution, 1770-1823

  title={The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Revolution, 1770-1823},
  author={S. B. Webb and D. B. Davis},
  journal={Technology and Culture},
The author explores the international impact and social significance of antislavery thought in a critical era of political and industrial revolution. He examines the implications and historical consequences of challenging the long-accepted institution of slavery. The study not only provides a comparative account of early antislavery movements, but also uses the controversies over slavery to analyse shifting attitudes towards labour, social order, political representation, and the authority of… Expand
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