After Slavery: Emancipation and Its Discontents

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The abolition of slavery is arguably the greatest humanitarian achievement of all time. It ended an institution that had existed throughout history and taken many different forms. It was all the more remarkable for the speed with which it occurred. In the case of Western chattel slavery it was accomplished in little more than a century - which is to say between the launching of the first British anti-slavery campaign in 1788 and the ending of Brazilian slavery in 1888. In Asia and Africa, where Western ideas of liberty were ...

After Slavery: Emancipation and Its Discontents 2000, Frank Cass Publishers, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780714680798

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After Slavery: Emancipation and Its Discontents 2000, Frank Cass Publishers, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780714650227

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