Greatest emancipations : how the West abolished slavery / Jim Powell

Author(s): Powell, Jim, 1944-
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Subjects: Slaves--Emancipation
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008
LC Classification: H, HT
Physical Description: 284 p. ; 25 cm
Notes: LCCN: 2007045439
ISBN: 0230605923
ISBN: 9780230605923
Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-280) and index
Contents: Could slavery be abolished? -- Ideas that inspired the abolitionists -- Haiti and the first successful slave revolt -- British abolitionists' peaceful campaign against slavery -- British diplomats and commanders struggle to stop the slave trade -- The United States and the military strategy for abolition -- Revolts, war and the collapse of Cuban slavery -- Brazil's resourceful abolitionists -- Courageous campaign against secret slavery in the Congo -- How did it all work out? -- Conclusion -- Timeline of antislavery in the Western world
OCLC Number: 181424056
ISBN/ISSN: 0230605923