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Sweet Water and Bitter: The Ships That Stopped the Slave Trade
Sweet Water and Bitter The Ships That Stopped the Slave Trade
Author: Sian Rees
Sweet Water and Bitter is the extraordinary sequel to Britain’s abolition of the slave trade in 1807. The last legal British slave-ship left Africa that year, but other countries and illegal slavers continued to trade. When the Napoleonic Wars ended in 1815, British diplomats negotiated anti-slave-trade treaties and a ‘Preventive Squ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9781845951177
ISBN-10: 1845951174
Publication Date: 3/1/2009
Pages: 340
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Publisher: Chatto & Windus
Book Type: Paperback
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