explained The Price of Emancipation , review The Price of Emancipation , trailer The Price of Emancipation , box office The Price of Emancipation , analysis The Price of Emancipation , The Price of Emancipation 8a63 When Colonial Slavery Was Abolished In 1833 The British Government Paid 20 Million To Slave Owners As Compensation The Enslaved Received Nothing Drawing On The Records Of The Commissioners Of Slave Compensation, Which Represent A Complete Census Of Slave Ownership, This Book Provides A Comprehensive Analysis Of The Extent And Importance Of Absentee Slave Ownership And Its Impact On British Society Moving Away From The Historiographical Tradition Of Isolated Case Studies, It Reveals The Extent Of Slave Ownership Among Metropolitan Elites, And Identifies Concentrations Of Both Rentier And Mercantile Slave Holders, Tracing Their Influence In Local And National Politics, In Business And In Institutions Such As The Church In Analysing This Permeation Of British Society By Slave Owners And Their Success In Securing Compensation From The State, The Book Challenges Conventional Narratives Of Abolitionist Britain And Provides A Fresh Perspective Of British Society And Politics On The Eve Of The Victorian Era.
- 401 pages
- The Price of Emancipation
- Nicholas Draper
- 09 February 2017 Nicholas Draper