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Freedom Burning: Anti-Slavery and Empire in Victorian Britain.

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‘For our necessities and luxuries in life, for the employment of our people, for our revenue, for our very position in the world as a nation,’ observed the Earl of Clarendon, President of the Board of Trade, in 1846, ‘we are indebted to the production of slave labour’ (p. 98). Like Clarendon, Britons struggled throughout Victoria's reign to resolve the dilemma of whether Britain could, or even should, isolate itself from thriving slave systems around the globe. What form would British anti-sl...

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10.1111/1468-229X.12049_17

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
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Author
Publisher:
Wiley
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Volume:
99
Issue:
334
Pages:
148-150
Publication date:
2014-01-29
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1468-229X
ISSN:
0018-2648
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pubs:459558
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uuid:6cb74515-3ac8-4f0f-a7fd-c81ca6737c95
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459558
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2015-12-30

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