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A Global History of Anti-slavery Politics in the Nineteenth Century

  • William Mulligan
  • Maurice Bric

About this book

Introduction

The abolition of slavery across large parts of the world was one of the most significant transformations in the nineteenth century, shaping economies, societies, and political institutions. This book shows how the international context was essential in shaping the abolition of slavery.

Keywords

Britain empire Europe France global history history law Russia slave trade society Spain

Editors and affiliations

  • William Mulligan
    • 1
  • Maurice Bric
    • 1
  1. 1.University College DublinIreland

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137032607
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2013
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-44116-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-03260-7
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