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Italian Anti-Slavery, Colonialism, Catholicism, and Fascism, 1919–1933

Amalia Ribi Forclaz

in Humanitarian Imperialism: The Politics of Anti-Slavery Activism, 1880-1940

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198733034
eISBN:
9780191796999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733034.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

Chapter 4 details the evolution of Italian anti-slavery activism in the interwar years. In the 1920s and 1930s, Italian views on how to curb the existence of African slavery matured, shaped by ... More


Popular Anti-Slavery Campaigns in Britain, 1927–1933

Amalia Ribi Forclaz

in Humanitarian Imperialism: The Politics of Anti-Slavery Activism, 1880-1940

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198733034
eISBN:
9780191796999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733034.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

Chapter 3 shows how British anti-slavery activists responded to the perceived decline of international cooperation in the late 1920s by launching an extensive domestic campaign for public awareness ... More


The Crisis of Anti-Slavery Activism

Amalia Ribi Forclaz

in Humanitarian Imperialism: The Politics of Anti-Slavery Activism, 1880-1940

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198733034
eISBN:
9780191796999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733034.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

Chapter 6 focuses on the crisis of anti-slavery activism after 1935. The paradoxes of the Ethiopian invasion, with its many facets of violence and compassion, marked the end of an era of humanitarian ... More


Introduction

Amalia Ribi Forclaz

in Humanitarian Imperialism: The Politics of Anti-Slavery Activism, 1880-1940

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198733034
eISBN:
9780191796999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733034.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

The introduction sets out the main argument of the book and reviews the current state of historical scholarship. It argues that the revival of anti-slavery activism in the late 1880s and its ... More


The League of Nations and Slavery, 1919–1926

Amalia Ribi Forclaz

in Humanitarian Imperialism: The Politics of Anti-Slavery Activism, 1880-1940

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198733034
eISBN:
9780191796999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733034.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

Chapter 2 explores the multilateral space opened up by the League of Nations in Geneva and the competitive environment it provided for humanitarian pressure groups. British activists played a key ... More


Humanitarian Imperialism: The Politics of Anti-Slavery Activism, 1880-1940

Amalia Ribi Forclaz

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198733034
eISBN:
9780191796999
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733034.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

Between the late 1880s and the onset of the Second World War, anti-slavery activism experienced a revival, with organizations in Britain, Italy, France, and Switzerland working together to fight the ... More


Conclusion: The End of Humanitarian Imperialism?

Amalia Ribi Forclaz

in Humanitarian Imperialism: The Politics of Anti-Slavery Activism, 1880-1940

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198733034
eISBN:
9780191796999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733034.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

The conclusion explores the shifts and continuities in anti-slavery activism after the Second World War by sketching the role of British anti-slavery lobbyists in the multilateral environment of the ... More


The Meaning of Suicide in Antislavery Politics

Terri L. Snyder

in The Power to Die: Slavery and Suicide in British North America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226280561
eISBN:
9780226280738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226280738.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter analyzes the motif of slave suicide in Anglo-America anti-slavery print, beginning with the The Dying Negro (1773) and through slave narratives of the antebellum period. Earliest ... More


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