Abolition! Paperback

The Struggle to Abolish Slavery in the British Empire

by Richard S. Reddie;

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The Anti-Slave Trade Act became law on 25th March 1807. It made the capture and transport of slaves by British subjects illegal. Slavery as such in the British Empire wasn't abolished until 1833. This book tells the story of the slave trade in the British Empire and examines the movement to bring it to an end. Subjects covered include:the history of slavery; the brutality of the slave trade; resistance by slaves; importance of slave trade to the British economy; the roots of the anti-slave trade society; the strategies of the movement; the push for abolition; and, the legacies of the slave trade.

Abolition! by Richard S. Reddie was published by Lion Hudson in January 2007 and is our 40174th best seller. The ISBN for Abolition! is 9780745952291.

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Page last updated 3rd May 2017
Author / Artist
Book Formatpaperback
PublisherLion Hudson (January 2007)
Number of Pages264
Thickness14 mm
Height216 mm
Width140 mm
Product Code123631
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