17 de mar. de 2023 · I am currently working on two research projects: the book manuscript Slave Soil, Free Soil: Illegal Slave Trade, International Relations, and the Paraguayan War, a social history of slavery and international relations in South America between the 1750s and 1870s, in which I analyze slave flights, small revolts, kidnappings and ...
2 de mar. de 2023 · The novel follows an African prince as he is tricked into slavery by “civilized” English slave traders, and he ends up enslaved in a British colony in South America. There he’s reunited with his love, whom he thought to have died at the hands of his former African king, and he is recognized by his enslaver to be of royalty and ...
17 de mar. de 2023 · Distinguished University Professor Emeritus Representative Publications Dilemmas of Democracy: Tocqueville and Modernization (Pittsburgh 1968) Econocide: British Slavery in the Era of Abolition (London/New York, 1986/2010) The Mighty Experiment: Free Labor vs. Slavery in British Emancipation (New York, Oxford, 2002) Frederick Douglas Book Prize
15 de mar. de 2023 · Slavery and Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive This link opens in a new window Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938 contains more than 2,300 first-person accounts of slavery and 500 black-and-white photographs of former slaves.
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23 de feb. de 2023 · William Pitt 1st Earl of Chatham by Richard Brompton November 15 178 - May 11 1778. William Pitt The Elder was a major figure in the British government during the French and Indian War who argued favorably in Parliament against the tyrannical policies enforced on the American colonies.
27 de feb. de 2023 · In 1750 British contact with India was still the monopoly of the East India Company, which was engaged in buying and selling goods at small settlements in Indian ports. As one of the company’s servants, for the early part of his career Hastings was employed in the company’s commercial business.
13 de mar. de 2023 · Pitt House, used by the army and then left empty, was sold in 1948 to an investment company, which demolished it in 1952 and replaced it with a house of the same name; the L.C.C. acquired 3 a. of the garden in 1954. (fn. 111) Building after 1945 was discreet and North End kept its quiet village atmosphere in the 1980s.