Slavery and Abolition: the Plymouth Connection IntroductionSlavery and Abolition: the Plymouth Connection Introduction
The enactment of the Abolition of Slavery Act brought to an end 245 years involvement by Englishmen and Britons in the transportation of enslaved Africans across the Atlantic to labour on colonial Caribbean and American plantations
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White myths, black omissions: the historical origins of racism in BritainWhite myths, black omissions: the historical origins of racism in Britain
Britain in the nineteenth century. The central argument is that racism today can only be fully appreciated if we recognise the racist assumptions that dominated the period between the mid-nineteenth century and World War II
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William Carey (1761 1834) The Cobbler Who Turned Discoverer by Eugene Myers Harrison it wasWilliam Carey (1761 1834) The Cobbler Who Turned Discoverer by Eugene Myers Harrison it was
Most appropriately, the one who exerted the greatest influence in stirring up the Christian conscience against suttee (Sati), both in India and England, was asked to translate into Bengali the decree embodying its abolishment
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Censure of senator joseph mccarthy (1954)Censure of senator joseph mccarthy (1954)
The Cold War unleashed another Red Scare in the late 1940s and early 1950s. But where there had been no great alien menace in 1919, communism did exist and did pose a danger to western democracy in the post-World War II era
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Eldridge Cleaver: We will start his book, Soul on IceEldridge Cleaver: We will start his book, Soul on Ice
Eldridge Cleaver, the son of a nightclub piano player, was born in Wabbaseka, Arkansas, in 1935. The family later moved to Los Angeles. As a teenager he was sent to reform school for stealing a bicycle and selling marijuana
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The Book of Irish Writers, Chapter 9 Giraldus Cambrensis, Gerald of Wales, c. 1146–1223The Book of Irish Writers, Chapter 9 Giraldus Cambrensis, Gerald of Wales, c. 1146–1223
Gerald of Wales, may be the source of more clichés about Ireland and the Irish than any other writer
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Heinrich Himmler and the ss a study in PropagandaHeinrich Himmler and the ss a study in Propaganda
At the time it consisted of 300 men. Himmler personally vetted all applicants to make sure that all were good "Aryan" types. Himmler later remembered that
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English Literature: 1590-1798English Literature: 1590-1798
This module examines the work of Ben Jonson, one of the most prominent playwrights of
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