A Short History of Slavery

de James Walvin (2007)

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As we approach the bicentenary of the abolition of the Atlantic trade, Walvin has selected the historical texts that recreate the mindset that made such a savage institution possible - morally acceptable even. Setting these historical documents against Walvin's own incisive historical narrative, the two layers of this extraordinary, definitive account of the Atlantic slave trade enable us to understand the rise and fall of one of the most shameful chapters in British history, the repercussions of which the modern world is still living with.

Titre original : A Short History of Slavery (2007)

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2007 Editions Penguin books

Anglaise Langue anglaise | 272 pages | Sortie : 27 mars 2007 | ISBN : 9780141027982

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