Abolitionism and imperialism in Britain, Africa, and the Atlantic / edited by Derek R. Peterson

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Subjects: Slave trade--Great Britain--History
Slave trade--Great Britain--Colonies--America--History
Slave trade--Africa--History
Antislavery movements--Great Britain--History
Imperialism--Social aspects--Great Britain
Great Britain--Colonies--History
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, c2010
Series: Cambridge Centre of African Studies series
Cambridge Centre of African Studies series
LC Classification: H, HT
Physical Description: ix, 235 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction. Abolitionism and political thought in Britain and East Africa / Derek R. Peterson 1
1. African political ethics and the slave trade / John Thornton 38
2. 1807 and all that : why Britain outlawed her slave trade / Boyd Hilton 63
3. Empire without America : British plans for Africa in the era of the American Revolution / Christopher Leslie Brown 84
4. Ending the slave trade : a Caribbean and Atlantic context / Philip D. Morgan 101
5. Emperors of the world : British abolitionism and imperialism / Seymour Drescher 129
6. Abolition and imperialism : international law and the British suppression of the Atlantic slave trade / Robin Law 150
7. Racial violence, universal history, and echoes of abolition in twentieth-century Zanzibar / Jonathon Glassman 175
Bibliography 207
Contributors 229
Index 231
Additional Authors: Peterson, Derek R., 1971-
Notes: LCCN: 2009033389
ISBN: 9780821419014 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 0821419013 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 9780821419021 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0821419021 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-227) and index
Contents: Introduction : Abolitionism and political argument in Britain and East Africa / Derek R. Peterson -- African political ethics and the slave trade / John Thornton -- 1807 and all that why Britain outlawed her slave trade / Boyd Hilton -- Empire without America : British plans for Africa in the era of the American Revolution / Christopher L. Brown -- Ending the slave trade : a Caribbean and Atlantic context / Philip D. Morgan -- Emperors of the world : British abolitionism and imperialism / Seymour Drescher -- Abolition and imperialism : international law and the British suppression of the Atlantic slave trade / Robin Law -- Racial violence, universal history, and echoes of abolition in twentieth-century Zanzibar / Jonathon Glassman
OCLC Number: 433549496
ISBN/ISSN: 9780821419014
0821419013
9780821419021
0821419021