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A Short review of the slave trade and slavery

A Short review of the slave trade and slavery

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Published by Beilby, Knott, & Beilby in Birmingham .
Written in English


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. 10, no. 1).

SeriesAnti-slavery collection, 18th-19th centuries ;, reel 4, v. 10, no. 1.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 82/534 (H)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination129 p.
Number of Pages129
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2952388M
LC Control Number84194095

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Professor Jenny Martinez’ excellent book, The Slave Trade and the Origins of International Human Rights Law, presents the story of Great Britain’s partly successful effort to suppress the Atlantic slave trade while abiding by the limits imposed by international law as it then stood.

This brief review will quickly recap some leading features. Seeds Of Slavery by Joseph F. Baiden is a novel set against the early years of the slave trade during the seventeenth century. It charts the story of two men who endeavor to make their fortune as trans-Atlantic slave traders.

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