- The Anti-Slavery Campaign in Britain
- J. M. W.Turner's Slave Ship
- Economic Arguments against Slavery in Britain — a late-Victorian view
- Abolitionist Heroes (a Victorian print)
- Thomas Arnold and the Anti-Slavery Movement
- Josephine Butler
- William Knibb, 1803-1845, Jamaican missionary and slaves friend
- Harriet Martineau
- Peter Davis's list of all British legislation concerning the slave trade (Dutch site, includes texts of many of the acts)
- The Slave Trade in Bristol, England with Bibliography (City of Bristol, UK)
Some Recent Important Books
Wise, Steven M. Though the Heavens May Fall: The Landmark Trial That Led to the End of Human Slavery. New York: Da Capo Press, 2004.
Hochschild, Adam. Bury the Chains: Prophets and Rebels in the Fight to Free an Empire's Slaves. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2004.
Robinson, Marilynne. "'Though the Heavens May Fall' and 'Bury the Chains': Freed." New York Times online (9 January 2005).
Walvin, James. The Trader, the Owner, the Slave: Parallel Lives in the Age of Slavery. London: Cape, 2007.
Walvin describes the contrasting experinces of three individuals: John Newton (1725-1807), whose early years were spent as Guinea trader; Thomas Thistlewood (1721-80), a small planter in Western Jamaica, and Olouddah Equiano (1747-97), a literate slave who travelled widely throughout the Atlantic world. The result is a biographical survey that looks at slavery from three contrasting points of view. — "Gave him a moderate whipping," TLS (13 April 2007): 30.
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