Slavery

Book
Forgotten Trade: Comprising the Log of the Daniel and Henry of 1700 and accounts of the slave trade from the minor ports of England, 1698-1725, Nigel Tattersfield
1991, Jonathan Cape: London.
>> Draws on long-forgotten documents to chart how English ports fared economically and morally in the early years of slaving.
Shelf ref: HI.1.02/TAT

Book
Untold Histories: Black people in England and Wales during the period of the British slave trade, c.1660 -1807, Kathleen Chater
2009, Manchester University Press
>> A revealing study of the experiences of the Black people living in England and Wales during the period of the British slave trade.
Shelf ref: HI.1.02/CHA

Pamphlet
Manchester Petition: Petition from the inhabitants of Manchester in support of the Foreign Slave Trade Abolition Bill, 1806, Manchester and Lancashire Family History Society
2008, Manchester
>> A copy of the petition presented to the House of Lords in 1806, from the inhabitants of Manchester.
Shelf ref: MAN/HI.5/MAN

Book
Other Middle Passage: Journal of a voyage from Calcutta to Trinidad, 1858, Ron Ramdin
1994, Hansib Publications: London
>> The often forgotten story of Indian indentured labour to the Caribbean.
Shelf ref: HI.6.01/RAM

Book
Poetry of Slavery: An Anglo-American anthology, Marcus Wood
2003, Oxford University Press
>> Collects together the most important works of slavery generated by English and North American slavery from the mid-eighteenth to the mid-nineteenth centuries.
Shelf ref: AR.2.03/WOO

Periodical
Slavery and Abolition: A Journal of Slave and Post-Slave Studies
>> The only journal devoted in its entirety to a discussion of the demographic, socio-economic, historical and psychological aspects of human bondage from the ancient period to the present.
Shelf ref: Journals

Book
Slavery Today, Kaye Stearman
1999, Wayland Publishers Ltd
>> Investigates the different circumstances which allow slavery to exist in the modern world.
Shelf ref: HI.4/STE

Book
Capitalism and Slavery, Eric Williams
1964, Andre Deutsch: UK
>> The classic history exploring the relationship between Atlantic slavery and British industrialisation.
Shelf ref: HI.6.01/WIL

Book (biography)
Equiano the African: Biography of a self made man, Vincent Carretta
2005, University of Georgia Press: Athens
>> A powerful biography of Britain’s leading Black abolitionist and his journey through slavery
Shelf ref: HI.1.02/CAR