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Britain's History and Memory of Transatlantic Slavery
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Britain's History and Memory of Transatlantic Slavery

Katie Donington, Ryan Hanley, and Jessica Moody

Abstract

This book brings together new research from established and emerging scholars whose work focuses on Britain’s history and memory of transatlantic slavery and the slave trade. These chapters focus on the ‘small stories’ of slavery and abolition within the ‘local’ experiences of individuals and communities who were nonetheless part of the ‘national sin’ of slavery. Broken down into two parts, Part One considers some small scale specifics of Britain’s history of slavery and the slave trade, and Part Two considers how this history and its legacies has been remembered (or not) through individual pe ... More

Keywords: Slavery, Slave Trade, Transatlantic slave trade, Atlantic slave trade, Abolition, Memory, Public History, British history, Britain, Local

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9781781382776
Published to University Press Scholarship Online: May 2017 DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9781781382776.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Katie Donington, editor
University of Nottingham

Ryan Hanley, editor
New College, Oxford

Jessica Moody, editor
Portsmouth University

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Contents

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Introduction

Katie Donington, Ryan Hanley and Jessica Moody

Part I Little Britain’s History of Slavery

4 Forgotten Women

Hannah Young

5 East Meets West

Chris Jeppesen

Part II Little Britain’s Memory of Slavery

6 Whose Memories?

Catherine Hall

8 Local Roots/Global Routes

Katie Donington

Afterword

John Oldfield