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Discourses of Slavery and Abolition: Britain and Its Colonies, 1760-1838

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Discourses of Slavery and Abolition brings together for the first time the most important strands of current thinking on the relationship between slavery and categories of writing, oratory and visual culture in the 'long' Eighteenth-century. The book begins by examining writing about slavery and race by both philosophers and by authors such as Aphra Behn. It considers self-representation in the works of Ignatius Sancho, Olaudah Equiano, James Williams and Mary Prince. The final section reads literary and cultural texts ...

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Discourses of Slavery and Abolition: Britain and Its Colonies, 1760-1838
2004, Palgrave MacMillan, London

ISBN-13: 9781403916471

2004 edition

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