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James Walvin

A Short History of Slavery

€13,95
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 Setting these historical documents against Walvin's own incisive historical narrative, the two layers of this extraordinary, definitive account of the Atlantic slave trade enable us to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.


Format: Paperback
Published: UK, 2007
Publisher: Penguin Books
Pages: 258
Language: English
ISBN 13: 9780141027982
ISBN 10: 0141027983

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A Short History of Slavery

€13,95