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Slavery and the slave trade

James Walvin

Slavery and the slave trade

a short illustrated history

by James Walvin

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in

  • Slavery -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p163-165. - Includes index.

    StatementJames Walvin.
    LC ClassificationsHT861
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii,168p. :
    Number of Pages168
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22211856M
    ISBN 100333286367, 0333286375

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/8 x /8 inches, 23 cm. Contents: Introduction. 1 How Slavery Came to the English Colonies, 2 Slave Trade and the Slave Markets, 3 Life on the Plantation, 4 A Movement Starts to Free the Slaves, 5 Slave Rebellions and the Free Negroes, 6 Slavery and the Civil War, Suggestions for Reading, Index.

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Denmark bans slave trade. Britain bans the Atlantic slave trade and the United States passes legislation to ban the slave trade to begin the following year. For a brief history of Britain’s slave trade: Sinews of Empire: A Short History of. Slave uprisings are a part of the narrative that is often glossed over.

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