Granville Sharp S Cases On Slavery

Author: Andrew Lyall
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1509911227
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The purpose of Granville Sharpe's Cases on Slavery is twofold: first, to publish previously unpublished legal materials principally in three important cases in the 18th century on the issue of slavery in England, and specifically the status ...

The Lawyers Who Made America

Author: Anthony Arlidge
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 150990638X
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This book traces the story of that creation through the human lives of those who played important parts in it: amongst others, of English lawyers who established the form of the original colonies; of the Founding Fathers, who declared ...

Rough Crossings

Author: Simon Schama
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061914606
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With powerfully vivid storytelling, Schama details the odyssey of the escaped blacks through the fires of war and the terror of potential recapture, shedding light on an extraordinary, little-known chapter in the dark saga of American ...

Specters Of The Atlantic

Author: Ian Baucom
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822387026
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Drawing on the work of an astonishing array of literary and social theorists, including Walter Benjamin, Giovanni Arrighi, Jacques Derrida, and many others, he argues that the tragedy is central not only to the trans-Atlantic slave trade ...

The Igbo And Their Niger Delta Neighbors

Author: Nnamdi J. O. Ijeaku
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1441525459
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was an active member of the abolitionist movement that brought about the
abolition of slavery in that country and in all its colonies around the world. ... In
1783, Ekweano brought the case of the ship, Zong, to Granville Sharp's attention.
Sharp ...

The Historical Encyclopedia Of World Slavery

Author: Junius P. Rodriguez
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0874368855
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Gilbert refused to pay the £30 per slave loss that Gregson was claiming, and the
case went to court. ... encouraged by the activity of the free Africans Ottobah
Cugoano and Olaudah Equiano and English abolitionists like Granville Sharp.
Sharp ...

Black London

Author: Gretchen Gerzina
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Yet all of them, prosperous citizens or newly freed slaves ran the risk of kidnap and sale to the plantations. Their dramatic, often moving story is told in this absorbing book.

The Clapham Sect

Author: Stephen Tomkins
Publisher: Lion Books
ISBN: 0745957390
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The abolition of the slave trade and then slavery itself, the greatest achievement
of the Clapham sect and their most allconsuming labour, seems to have taken
rather more persuasion. Three different groups have been credited with
persuading him – the Middleton family, Pitt, and Granville Sharp's ... Finding his
master had a claim to a barony, he volunteered to argue the case, and The Slave