British anti-slavery was one of the most important reform movements of the 19th century. But its history is not without ironies. During the course of the 18th century the British perfected the Atlantic slave system. Indeed, it has been estimated that between 1700 and 1810 British merchants transported almost three million Africans across the Atlantic. That the British benefited from the Atlantic slave system is indisputable. Yet, paradoxically, it was also the British who led the struggle to bring this system to an end. This book is an attempt to throw light on the anti-slavery movement which is still going on.Before it was finished it attracted the attention of Mr. J. P. Jewett, of Boston, a young and then unknown publisher, who ... and wrote to the author that she was making the story too long for a one-volume novel; that the subject was unpopular; anbsp;...
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|Author||:||Muhammad Adeel Javaid|
|Publisher||:||Muhammad Adeel Javaid - 2012-02-28|