Important and interesting observations on the abolition of the slave trade
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Important and interesting observations on the abolition of the slave trade addressed to the members of both houses of Parliament ... : to which is added, a short extract and general idea of the political principles of the celebrated Fenelon, Archbishop of Cambray.

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Published by Printed for Archibald Constable, Edin. and T.N. Longman, and J. Johnson, London in Edinburgh .
Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • Slave-trade -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.

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Edition Notes

GenreEarly works to 1800.
ContributionsFénelon, François de Salignac de La Mothe-, 1651-1715.
LC ClassificationsAC901 .H3 vol. 77, no. 9
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 59 p. ;
Number of Pages59
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2506790M
LC Control Number87880149

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In his History of the Abolition of the Slave-trade he used illustrations very effectively in order to make his case, as these examples show. One of the most striking illustration is a “map” showing all the intellectual streams which flowed into the movement which led to the abolition of the slave trade in and then ultimately the.   As the book appeared in the spring of , the privy council was winding up its hearings, the abolition committee was plastering the country with slave .   13 Anstey, Atlantic slave trade; in an essay on the s and s, Anstey noted that Unitarian anti-slavery was distinctive compared to the majority of evangelical abolitionists, but did not elaborate; Roger Anstey, ‘Religion and British slave emancipation’, in Eltis and Walvin, eds., Abolition of the Atlantic slave trade, p. Cited by: 6. Over the past six decades, the historiography of Atlantic slavery and the slave trade has shown remarkable growth and sophistication. Historians have marshalled a vast array of sources and offered rich and compelling explanations for these two great tragedies in human history. The survey of this vibrant scholarly tradition throws light on major theoretical and interpretive shifts over time and.

The manufacturing interest and the general interests are synonimous. The abolition of slavery would be in reality an universal good. Tortures, murder, and every other imaginable barbarity and iniquity are practised upon the poor slaves with impunity. I hope the slave-trade will be abolished. I . Antislavery bills of one sort or another were defeated in Parliament for 11 consecutive years before the act abolishing the slave trade was passed in Slave ship crews were often treated more.   The interesting fact to be seen here is that slave trade was removed through an Act of the British Parliament and not overthrown by an uprising or revolutionary action on a large scale. Slave trade was pivotal to the profit earning capacity of plantations in . Start studying Abolition of the Slave Trade: History. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

By the time that the slave trade had been abolished in Britain and her colonies in eleven million men, women and children had been snatched from their homes. For historians understanding the factors that led to the abolition of the trade remains an important task. . transatlantic slave trade, part of the global slave trade that transported 10–12 million enslaved Africans to the Americas from the 16th to the 19th century. In the ‘triangular trade,’ arms and textiles went from Europe to Africa, slaves from Africa to the Americas, and sugar and coffee from the Americas to Europe. Abolition Society. In he met Anthony Benezet who started a school in Philadelphia and who later co-founded the Abolition Society. In Franklin wrote that African shortcomings and ignorance were not inherently natural but come from lack of education, slavery and negative environments. Runaway genres: the global afterlives of slavery, by Yogita Goyal, New York, New York University Press, , pp., $89, ISBN The new slave narrative: the battle over representations of contemporary slavery, by Laura T. Murphy, New York, Columbia University Press, , pp., $90, ISBN Fugitive testimony: on the visual logic of slave narratives, by Janet Neary.