The Resource Abolitionism and imperialism in Britain, Africa, and the Atlantic, edited by Derek R. Peterson

Abolitionism and imperialism in Britain, Africa, and the Atlantic, edited by Derek R. Peterson

Label
Abolitionism and imperialism in Britain, Africa, and the Atlantic
Title
Abolitionism and imperialism in Britain, Africa, and the Atlantic
Statement of responsibility
edited by Derek R. Peterson
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The abolition of the slave trade is normally understood to be the singular achievement of eighteenth-century British liberalism. Abolitionism and Imperialism in Britain, Africa, and the Atlantic expands both the temporal and the geographic framework in which the history of abolitionism is conceived. Abolitionism was a theater in which a variety of actors-slaves, African rulers, Caribbean planters, working-class radicals, British evangelicals, African political entrepreneurs-played a part. The Atlantic was an echo chamber, in which abolitionist symbols, ideas, and evidence were generated from
Member of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
326/.809171241
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
HT1162
LC item number
.A26 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Peterson, Derek R.
Series statement
African studies from Cambridge
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Slave trade
  • Slave trade
  • Slave trade
  • Antislavery movements
  • Imperialism
  • Great Britain
Label
Abolitionism and imperialism in Britain, Africa, and the Atlantic, edited by Derek R. Peterson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-227) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Introduction : Abolitionism and political argument in Britain and East Africa / Derek R. Peterson -- African political ethics and the slave trade / John Thornton -- And all that : why Britain outlawed her slave trade / Boyd Hilton -- Empire without America : British plans for Africa in the era of the American Revolution / Christopher L. Brown -- Ending the slave trade : a Caribbean and Atlantic context / Philip D. Morgan -- Emperors of the world : British abolitionism and imperialism / Seymour Drescher -- Abolition and imperialism : international law and the British suppression of the Atlantic slave trade / Robin Law -- Racial violence, universal history, and echoes of abolition in twentieth-century Zanzibar / Jonathon Glassman
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (249 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780821443057
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3170000000046581
  • (EBL)1775229
  • (OCoLC)889676553
  • (SSID)ssj0000581003
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11333124
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000581003
  • (PQKBWorkID)10531979
  • (PQKB)10245141
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1775229
  • (OCoLC)794698907
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse2859
  • (EXLCZ)993170000000046581
Label
Abolitionism and imperialism in Britain, Africa, and the Atlantic, edited by Derek R. Peterson
Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-227) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Introduction : Abolitionism and political argument in Britain and East Africa / Derek R. Peterson -- African political ethics and the slave trade / John Thornton -- And all that : why Britain outlawed her slave trade / Boyd Hilton -- Empire without America : British plans for Africa in the era of the American Revolution / Christopher L. Brown -- Ending the slave trade : a Caribbean and Atlantic context / Philip D. Morgan -- Emperors of the world : British abolitionism and imperialism / Seymour Drescher -- Abolition and imperialism : international law and the British suppression of the Atlantic slave trade / Robin Law -- Racial violence, universal history, and echoes of abolition in twentieth-century Zanzibar / Jonathon Glassman
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (249 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780821443057
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3170000000046581
  • (EBL)1775229
  • (OCoLC)889676553
  • (SSID)ssj0000581003
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11333124
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000581003
  • (PQKBWorkID)10531979
  • (PQKB)10245141
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1775229
  • (OCoLC)794698907
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse2859
  • (EXLCZ)993170000000046581

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