The Interest: How the British Establishment Resisted the Abolition of Slavery

(4.7/5) - 475 ratings
  • ISBN: 1847925715
  • Author: Michael Taylor
  • Publisher: Michael Taylor
  • Genre: History
  • Date: Unknown
  • Pages: Unknown
  • Language: English

7,363 people have downloaded this book for free

Synopsis

‘A critical piece of history and a devastating exposé’ Shashi Tharoor, author of Inglorious Empire For two hundred years, the abolition of slavery in Britain has been a cause for self-congratulation – but no longer. In 1807, Parliament outlawed the slave trade in the British E…