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Author Walvin, James, author.

Title Freedom : the overthrowing of the slave empires / James Walvin.

Publication Info. London ; New York : Pegasus Books, 2019.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    306.362 WAL    Available
Edition First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
Description xv, 304 pages : map ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 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.
Subject Slave insurrections -- History -- 19th century.
Slaves -- Emancipation -- History -- 19th century.
Slavery -- History -- 19th century.
ISBN 9781643132068 (hardcover) $27.95
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