Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 March 2012

361 Pages | 15 b&w illustrations

6 X 9 inches

ISBN: 9781846317583

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Slavery, Abolitionism and Empire in India, 1772-1843

Author Andrea Major

Liverpool University Press

Liverpool Studies in International Slavery LUP

  • First full length volume to focus specifically on the issue of slavery in India from a British colonial perspective.
  • Provides a unique transnational perspective.
  • Uses the encounter with slavery in India to open up wider questions about the nature, focus and priorities of imperial expansion and colonial philanthropy.