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First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
xv, 304 pages : map ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
People as things: The slave trade -- Sinews of empire: Africans and the making of American empires -- Slave defiance -- The slave owners' nightmare: Haiti -- The Friends of Black Freedom -- Freeing Britain's slaves -- The fall of US slavery -- The end of slavery in the Spanish empire -- The last to go: Brazil -- Abolition in the wider world -- Slavery in the modern age -- Conclusion.