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Scotland and the Slave Trade: 2007 Bicentenary of the Abolition of the Slave Trade Act

DescriptionHistorical review of Scotland's role in the slave trade and its abolition
Official Print Publication DateMarch 2007
Website Publication DateMarch 25, 2007


ISBN 978 0 7559 5325 7

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The Slave's Lament - (1792)


Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 The Triangular Trade
Chapter 3 The Lives of the Enslaved
Chapter 4 Legal Cases before the Abolition of the Slave Trade
Chapter 5 Abolition Begins
Chapter 6 Parliamentary Process
Chapter 7 Turning International Opinion (1807 - 1838)
Chapter 8 The Legacy: Scotland, Britain and the Caribbean

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