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Published by C. Whittingham, printer in [London?] .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Microfilm. London, England : World Microfilms, 1978. On 1 microfilm reel with other titles ; 35 mm. (Anti-slavery collection, 18th-19th centuries ; reel 4, v. 7, no. 27).

SeriesAnti-slavery collection, 18th-19th centuries ;, reel 4, v. 7, no. 27.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 82/534 (H)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination12 p.
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2952002M
LC Control Number84193580

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The life of this west Indian slave includes agonizing scenes of physical abuse at the hands of both a slave master and a jealous slave mistress. The master's refusal to allow the slave girl to marry the man of her choice, a free black man, and the pivotal moment when the slave decides to rebel and take her stand for freedom are just some of the /5().   The main focus of the book, however, is on the colonists’ powerful domestic allies, the so-called West India Interest – the countless merchants, civil servants, judges, writers, publicists. West Indian Slavery and British Abolition, – This book challenges conventional wisdom regarding the political and economic motivations behind the final decision to abolish the British slave trade in Recent historians believe that this first blow against slavery was the result of social changes inside Britain and pay little. Such is the condition of the slave, whose true story is not usually told; instead, the slave masters have always spoken on behalf of the slave. Phillips refers to the West Indian "experiment" of , when Britain finally abolished the slave trade and granted freedom to blacks throughout the British colonies.

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