The economics and geopolitics of the abolition

Posted in Texts by chrisfremantle on May 15, 2007

The wider historical context of the abolition of the transatlantic slave trade by Hakim Adi and published on Pambazuka

This essay provides and alternative analysis for the Abolition of the Transatlantic Slave Trade in 1807 It addresses the role of Africans and working class people, and re-describes the history highlighting economic and geopolitical motivations of the ruling classes in Britain.

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