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Liverpool and Transatlantic Slavery free pdf Newly available in paperback, this edition is an important volume of international significance, drawing together contributions from some of the leading scholars in the field and edited by a team headed by the acclaimed historian David Richardson. The book sets Liverpool in the wider context of transatlantic slavery and addresses issues in the scholarship of transatlantic slavery, including African agency and trade experience. Emphasis is placed on the human characteristics and impacts of transatlantic slavery. It also opens up new areas of debate on Liverpool's participation in the slave trade and helps to frame the research agenda for the future. 'Anyone seeking a clear, balanced and thoughtful presentation of the issues surrounding one of the most shameful episodes of human history could not do better than to arm themselves with a copy of this absorbing and well-edited book' - "Urban History Journal". 'Undoubtedly of use to anyone who has more than a passing interest in the role the African slave trade played in developing one of the Atlantic World's most prominent ports' - "Journal of African History".

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New in paperback, this important volume draws together contributions from some of the leading scholars in the field. The book sets Liverpool in the wider context of transatlantic slavery and addresses issues including African agency, trade experience, human characteristics and the impacts of transatlantic slavery, opening up debate on Liverpool's participation in the slave trade and helping to frame the research agenda for the future.

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Author : David Richardson
Publisher : Liverpool University Press
Data Published : 26 February 2010
ISBN : 1846312442
EAN : 9781846312441
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 320 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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