Britain’s History and Memory of Transatlantic Slavery
Local Nuances of a ‘National Sin’
Edited by Katie Donington, Ryan Hanley, and Jessica Moody
Jessica Moody is a Lecturer in Modern History and Heritage at Portsmouth University.
Katie Donington is a Research Fellow with the Antislavery Usable Past project, Centre for Research in Race and Rights, University of Nottingham
Ryan Hanley is Salvesen Junior Fellow in History at New College, Oxford.
List of Illustrations
Katie Donington, Ryan Hanley and Jessica Moody
Part I Little Britain’s History of Slavery
1 From Guinea to Guernsey and Cornwall to the Caribbean: Recovering the History of Slavery in the Western English Channel
2 ‘There to sing the song of Moses’: John Jea’s Methodism and Working-Class Attitudes to Slavery in Liverpool and Portsmouth, 1801–1817
3 Portrait of a Slave-Trading Family: The Staniforths of Liverpool
4 Forgotten Women: Anna Eliza Elletson and Absentee Slave Ownership
5 East Meets West: Exploring the Connections between Britain, the Caribbean and the East India Company, c. 1757–1857
Part II: Little Britain’s Memory of Slavery
6 Whose Memories? Edward Long and the Work of Re-Remembering
7 Liverpool’s Local Tints: Drowning Memory and ‘Maritimising’ Slavery in a Seaport City
8 Local Roots/Global Routes: Slavery, Memory and Identity in Hackney
9 Multidirectional Memory, Many-Headed Hydras and Glasgow
10 Making Museum Narratives of Slavery and Anti-Slavery in Olney
Focusing on various dimensions of the history and
memory of the Atlantic slave trade in different regions of Britain, this
comprehensive book is an important and very welcome contribution to scholarship
in the field.
Professor Ana Lucia Araujo, Howard University
Focusing on various dimensions of the history and memory of the Atlantic slave trade in different regions of Britain, this comprehensive book is an important and very welcome contribution to scholarship in the field.
13 B&W illustrations and 4 colour illustrations
Publication: October 27, 2016
Series: Liverpool Studies in International Slavery 11