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A Further Liberty in 1776

John Saillant

in Black Puritan, Black Republican: The Life and Thought of Lemuel Haynes, 1753-1833

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195157178
eISBN:
9780199834617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195157176.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Lemuel Haynes was separated at birth from his parents, described in his lifetime as an African man and a white New England woman. Haynes matured as an indentured servant in Granville, Massachusetts, ... More


Opening the Slave Trade

Lacy K. Ford, Jr.

in Deliver Us from Evil: The Slavery Question in the Old South

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195118094
eISBN:
9780199870936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195118094.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter details how the first short-staple cotton boom linked cotton profits, slavery, and territorial expansion in momentous ways. It examines South Carolina's contested decision to reopen the ... More


Conclusion

Ian Clark

in International Legitimacy and World Society

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199297009
eISBN:
9780191711428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297009.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The first part of the conclusion summarizes the findings from the historical cases. These fall into four categories. The first is where a strong world society constituency is able to influence the ... More


The British Empire and the Atlantic Slave Trade, 1660–1807

David Richardson

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume II: The Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205630
eISBN:
9780191676710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205630.003.0020
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

In 1660–1807, the British were the pre-eminent slave traders of the western hemisphere. The growth of British slaving activity between 1660 and 1807 was accompanied by major changes in its ... More


The African Slave Trade, 1842 to 1862

Don E. Fehrenbacher and Ward M. McAfee

in The Slaveholding Republic: An Account of the United States Government's Relations to Slavery

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195158052
eISBN:
9780199849475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158052.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

There is no evidence of Abel P. Upshur giving anything beyond perfunctory attention to the problem of the slave trade. Only after months of delay did he appoint Matthew C. Perry to command the ... More


The Internationalization of Trusteeship

William Bain

in Between Anarchy and Society: Trusteeship and the Obligations of Power

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199260263
eISBN:
9780191600975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260265.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Examines the internationalization of trusteeship as it arose in the context of British colonial administration in Africa, the Berlin and Brussels Conferences, and the experience of the Congo Free ... More


Empires of Righteousness: Native Americans, Enslaved Africans, and Indians

Peter J. Marshall

in Remaking the British Atlantic: The United States and the British Empire after American Independence

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199640355
eISBN:
9780191739279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640355.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

How they treated indigenous peoples was a matter for recrimination between Britons and Americans. During the war Native Americans generally sided with the British as did escaped slaves, some of whom ... More


Slavery: Liberal Norms and Human Rights

Kendall Stiles

in International Norms and Cycles of Change

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195380088
eISBN:
9780199855377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380088.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter begins with a brief review of slavery through the late-18th century, with an emphasis on the broad consensus over the legitimacy of the institution and its centrality to international ... More


Chapter Six. Finding Workers

LARRY GRAGG

in 'Englishmen Transplanted': The English Colonization of Barbados 1627-1660

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253890
eISBN:
9780191719806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253890.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter traces the frenzied efforts of planters to acquire a sufficient number of workers, free, indentured, or enslaved, particularly after they embraced the cultivation of sugar. Their ... More


Through a Looking Glass: Olaudah Equiano and African Experiences of the British Atlantic Slave Trade

David Richardson

in Black Experience and the Empire

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199290673
eISBN:
9780191700569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199290673.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter focuses on the movement of Africans to America on British slave ships. The exact number of British ships that participated in the slave trade will probably never be known, but in the 245 ... More


The Kongo, Warri, Mutapa, and the Portuguese

Adrian Hastings

in The Church in Africa, 1450-1950

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198263999
eISBN:
9780191600623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263996.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Covers the Christian crusades of the Portuguese in Africa in the fifteenth, sixteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth centuries. The section on the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries has subsections ... More


“Themselves Under this Very Predicament”: The Society and the Antislavery Movement, 1765–1838

Travis Glasson

in Mastering Christianity: Missionary Anglicanism and Slavery in the Atlantic World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199773961
eISBN:
9780199919017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773961.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

After decades of working to convert slaves, from the 1760s the SPG became embroiled in new trans-Atlantic debates about abolition and emancipation. While some accounts have seen statements made by ... More


Introduction

Daniel Butt

in Rectifying International Injustice: Principles of Compensation and Restitution Between Nations

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199218240
eISBN:
9780191711589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218240.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This introductory chapter outlines the empirical context of the debate over reparations for historic international injustice, with particular reference to colonialism and the slave trade. It ... More


Slavery, The Slave Trade, and Abolition

Gad Heuman

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume V: Historiography

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205661
eISBN:
9780191676741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205661.003.0020
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

The historiography of slavery has undergone a fundamental transformation, particularly since the 1960s. There has been an explosion of literature on slavery in the British Empire. There has also been ... More


West Africans and the Atlantic, 1550–1800

David Northrup

in Black Experience and the Empire

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199290673
eISBN:
9780191700569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199290673.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter shows that while promoting European colonies in the Americas, Atlantic contacts created cultural and economic opportunities for some coastal Africans. Although those in a position to ... More


The International Abolition of Slavery and the Slave Trade and the Action against Trafficking in Human Beings

Silvia Scarpa

in Trafficking in Human Beings: Modern Slavery

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199541904
eISBN:
9780191715464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541904.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter offers a global overview on the instruments of international law adopted in the last three centuries to fight against slavery, the slave trade, the white slave traffic, and trafficking ... More


The Mana Colony

Sarah A. Curtis

in Civilizing Habits: Women Missionaries and the Revival of French Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195394184
eISBN:
9780199866595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394184.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the formation of a mission in Mana, French Guiana, run by the SSJC under Javouhey's direction. First intended as a settlement for French immigrants, this colony was transformed ... More


“One of their Own Color and Kindred”: Philip Quaque and the SPG Mission to Africa

Travis Glasson

in Mastering Christianity: Missionary Anglicanism and Slavery in the Atlantic World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199773961
eISBN:
9780199919017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773961.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The SPG founded British missionary work in Africa. This chapter examines the careers of Thomas Thompson and Philip Quaque, the first two missionaries stationed at Cape Coast in modern Ghana, a ... More


Zion’s City 1780–1789

Anne Stott

in Hannah More: The First Victorian

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199274888
eISBN:
9780191714962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274888.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter deals with Hannah More's religious conversion, which is seen as part of the wider story of the 18th century Evangelical revival. The preachers who most influenced her were Thomas Scott ... More


Equiano to Ntsikana: From the 1780s to the 1820s

Adrian Hastings

in The Church in Africa, 1450-1950

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198263999
eISBN:
9780191600623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263996.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Gives an account of the church and Christianity in Africa from the 1780s to the 1820s. The different sections cover Equiano, the leader of the London Africans, the slave trade, and Protestantism; ... More


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