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While the British have been capable of accomplish abolition within the trans-Atlantic international by means of the top of the 19th century, their efforts sarcastically prompted an excellent elevate in criminal and unlawful slave buying and selling within the western Indian Ocean. Bringing jointly essays from prime specialists within the box of slavery experiences, this finished paintings bargains an unique and inventive learn of slavery and abolition within the Indian Ocean global in this interval. one of the subject matters mentioned are the connection among British imperialism and slavery; Islamic legislations and slavery; and the paperwork of slave trading.

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