Published to coincide with the bicentenary of the abolition of the slave trade, this important volume of international significance draws together contributions from some of the leading scholars in the field of slavery studies. Liverpool and Transatlantic Slavery sets Liverpool in the wider context of transatlantic slavery and addresses issues in the scholarship of the area, including African agency and trade experience. Individual essays place emphasis on the human characteristics and impacts of transatlantic slavery, opening up new areas of debate on Liverpool's participation in the trade and helping to frame the research agenda for the future.
David Richardson is Director of the Wilberforce Institute for the Study of Slavery and Emancipation and Professor of Economic History at the University of Hull. His previous publications include Routes to Slavery: Direction, Ethnicity, and Mortality in the Transatlantic Slave Trade. Suzanne Schwarz is Professor of History at Liverpool Hope University. A new edition of her book Slave Captain: The Career of James Irving in the Liverpool Slave Trade was published by LUP in 2008.Anthony Tibbles was Director of the Merseyside Maritime Museum and a Fellow of the Royal Historic Society.
Format: Paperback, 315 pages
Dimensions: 15.5 x 23.4 x 1.9cm
Publisher: Liverpool University Press
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