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British Capitalism and Caribbean Slavery
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    Craton, Michael 1992. The transition from slavery to free wage Labour in the Caribbean, 1780–1890: A survey with particular reference to recent scholarship. Slavery & Abolition, Vol. 13, Issue. 2, p. 37.

    Drescher, Seymour 1988. The slaving capital of the world: Liverpool and national opinion in the age of abolition. Slavery & Abolition, Vol. 9, Issue. 2, p. 128.

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Modern scholarship on the relationship between British capitalism and Caribbean slavery has been profoundly influenced by Eric Williams's 1944 classic, Capitalism and Slavery. The present volume represents the proceedings of a conference on Caribbean Slavery and British Capitalism convened in his honour in 1984, and includes essays on Dr Williams's scholarly work and influence. These essays, by thirteen scholars from the United States, England, Africa, Canada and the Caribbean, explore the relationship between Great Britain and her plantation slave colonies in the Caribbean.

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