Abolishing slavery in the British Empire

This course will introduce students to the processes by which slavery and the slave trade in the British Empire were abolished. Students will learn about the impact of the slave trade to Britain’s economy and the Empire, the work and successes of British abolition societies, the opposition to abolition, and the political efforts to abolish the slave trade and slavery.

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  • Cost: £140
  • Credits: 10