Britain's History and Memory of Transatlantic Slavery: Local Nuances of a `National Sin'

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Transatlantic slavery, just like the abolition movements, affected every space and community in Britain, from Cornwall to the Clyde, from dockyard alehouses to country estates. Today, its financial, architectural and societal legacies remain, scattered across the country in museums and memorials, philanthropic institutions and civic buildings, empty spaces and unmarked graves. Just as they did in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, British people continue to make sense of this `national sin' by looking close to home, ...

Britain's History and Memory of Transatlantic Slavery: Local Nuances of a `National Sin' 2016, Liverpool University Press, Liverpool

ISBN-13: 9781781382776

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