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Reading List

  • Follarin Shyllon, 'Black People in Britain 1555-1833' Oxford University Press 1977)
  • S I Martin, 'Britain’s Slave Trade' Channel 4 Books 1999
  • David Dabydeen, 'Hogarth’s Blacks: Images of Blacks in 18th Century English Art' Manchester University Press 1987
  • Simon Schama, 'Rough Crossings: Britain, the Slaves and the American Revolution' (BBC Books 2006)
  • Peter Fryer, 'Staying Power: The History of Black people in Britain' Pluto books 1984
  • Paul Edwards and James Walvin, 'Black Personalities in the Era of the Slave Trade' Palgrave Macmillan 1983
  • Melinda Elder, 'The Slave Trade and the Economic Development of 18th Century Lancaster Keele University Press 1992
  • James Walvin, 'Black Ivory: Slavery in the British Empire' Blackwell 2001
  • Nigel File and Chris Power, 'Black Settlers in Britain 1555-1958' Heinemann 1981
  • Olaudah Equiano, ed. Vincent Carretta, 'The Interesting Narrative of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavas Vassa, the African and Other Writings' Penguin Classics 2003
  • Ottobah Cugoano, ed. Vincent Carretta, 'Thoughts and Sentiments on the Evils of Slavery' (Penguin Classics 1999)
  • Ignatius Sancho, 'The Letters of the Late Ignatius Sancho, the African' Penguin Classics 1998
  • Vincent Carretta, 'Equiano the African: A Biography of a Self Made Man' University of Georgia Press 2005
  • Gretchen Gerzina, 'Black England: Life before Emancipation' John Murray 1995
  • Michael Jordan, The Great Abolition Sham: The True Story of the End of the British Slave Trade Sutton 2005
  • Emma Christopher, 'Slave ships, sailors and their captive cargoes 1730-1807' Cambridge University Press 2006
  • William St. Clair, 'The Grand Slave Emporium: Cape Coast Castle and the British slave trade' Profile Books 2006
  • Paul Lovejoy, 'Transformations in Slavery: A history of slavery in Africa' Cambridge University Press
  • Madge Dresser and Sue Giles, 'Bristol and transatlantic slavery'
  • Gail Cameron and Stan Crooke, 'Liverpool: Capital of the slave trade' Picton Press 1992
  • Clare Midgley, 'Women against Slavery: The British Campaigns' 1780-1870 London 1992
  • Mary Prince, 'The History of Mary Prince, a West Indian Slave' ed. Sarah Salih, Penguin Classics 2000
  • Adam Hochschild, 'Bury the Chains: The British Struggle to abolish Slavery' Pan 2006

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