Journals Higher Education



15 March 2012

361 Pages | 15 b/w illustrations

6 X 9 inches

ISBN: 9781846317583

Bookseller Code (06)

Slavery, Abolitionism and Empire in India, 1772-1843

Andrea Major

Liverpool University Press

This book explores the complex interactions between imperial expansion, political abolitionism and colonial philanthropy that underpinned the ambivalent attitudes of both British evangelicals and East India company officials towards the existence of slavery in India in the period 1772-1843.


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