Liverpool and Transatlantic Slavery

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Liverpool and Transatlantic Slavery

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Newly available in paperback, this edition is an important volume of international significance, drawing together contributions from some of the leading scholars in the field and edited by a team headed by the acclaimed historian David Richardson. The book sets Liverpool in the wider context of transatlantic slavery and addresses issues in the scholarship of transatlantic slavery, including African agency and trade experience. Emphasis is placed on the human characteristics and impacts of transatlantic slavery. It also opens up new areas of debate on Liverpool's participation in the slave trade and helps to frame the research agenda for the future.

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David Richardson is Professor of Economic History at the University of Hull. Suzanne Schwarz is a Professor of History at Liverpool Hope University. Anthony Tibbles was formerly Keeper of the Merseyside Maritime Museum.

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"Anyone seeking a clear, balanced and thoughtful presentation of the issues surrounding one of the most shameful episodes of human history could not do better than to arm themselves with a copy of this absorbing and well-edited book."-- Urban History Journal


"Undoubtedly of use to anyone who has more than a passing interest in the role the African slave trade played in developing one of the Atlantic World's most prominent ports."-- Journal of African History


"This book is an important addition to the rapidly growing literature on the Atlantic slave trade."--American Historical Review


"The volume is recommended to researchers and students interested in better understanding Liverpool's place in the history of British slavery and the slave trade."--The Journal of African American History


"What Liverpool and Transatlantic Slavery offers is a close, careful and highly quantitative analysis of the multiple factors that contributed to Liverpool's ascendancy in turn shaped attitudes and aspirations both abroad and at home."-- International Journal of African Historical Studies


"This is a book of substance that offers both new insights and information, and which, at its best, contextualizes the city in its regional and its global context. As such, it enriches our understanding both of Liverpool's and Britain's involvement in the transatlantic slave system."-- H-Net Reviews


"Liverpool and the Transatlantic Slave Trade will be undoubtedly of use to anyone who has more than a passing interest in the role the African slave trade played in developing one of the Atlantic World's most prominent ports."--African History


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