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Representing Slavery free pdf Representing Slavery draws on the extensive collections of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, to offer unique insights into the histories and legacies of slavery, the slave trade and abolition from the mid-16th until the early 20th centuries. Newly available in paperback, the book illustrates and documents a wide range of objects relating to the slave trade, including maps, photographs, pamphlets and official publications, ethnographic documents, newspapers, paintings, prints and drawings.Ten specially commissioned essays by leading scholars provide a fascinating historical framework, demonstrating the scale and brutality of slavery, the form and extent of African resistance, and the widespread nature of efforts to achieve abolition and emancipation. Representing Slavery reveals, in stark detail, the lasting and multifaceted impact of slavery on Africa as a whole, Europe, and the Americas, as well as highlighting the importance of the often overlooked slave trades in East Africa and the Indian Ocean.

About Douglas Hamilton

Dr Douglas Hamilton is a Reader in History at the University of Winchester. He was previously Senior Lecturer in Atlantic History at the University of Hull and Curator of 18th-century Maritime and Imperial History at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich (2004 to 2006). He specialises in the history of the 18th-century British Atlantic World, with a particular focus on the Caribbean. His books include Scotland, the Caribbean and the Atlantic World, 1750-1820 (2005- re-issued in paperback 2010). Dr Robert Blyth is Curator, Imperial

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Author : Douglas Hamilton
Publisher : Lund Humphries Publishers Ltd
Data Published : 28 August 2014
ISBN : 0853319677
EAN : 9780853319672
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 320 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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