Slavery and the British Empire: From Africa to America

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Slavery and the British Empire provides a clear overview of the entire history of British involvement with slavery and the slave trade, from the Cape Colony to the Caribbean. The book combines economic, social, political, cultural, and demographic history, with a particular focus on the Atlantic world and the plantations of North America and the West Indies from the mid-seventeenth century onwards. Kenneth Morgan analyses the distribution of slaves within the empire and how this changed over time; the world of merchants ...

Slavery and the British Empire: From Africa to America 2008, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780192892911

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