Front cover of Liverpool and Slavery book featuring an illustration of two slaves next to a well dressed man on a horse.

Liverpool and Slavery

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This book is a reprint of the 1884 historical account of the Transatlantic slave trade written by an anonymous author underneath the pseudonym Dicky Sam. Compiled from various sources and authentic documents from the period, it's a contemporary analysis of Liverpool's involvement in the slave trade and it's dismantling.

At the time of original publishing, the name 'Dicky Sam' was a Lancashire term for a man from Liverpool. It's thought that the writer chose to stay anonymous as although slavery had been illegal for around 50 years at the time of publication, many of the people involved locally in the slave trade would have still been alive.




Format: Paperback, 137 pages

Dimensions: 14 x 19.6 x 1cm

Publisher: Scouse Press

ISBN: 901-367-32X


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