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Freedom BurningAnti-Slavery and Empire in Victorian Britain

Freedom Burning: Anti-Slavery and Empire in Victorian Britain

Richard Huzzey

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451089
eISBN:
9780801465819
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451089.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

After Britain abolished slavery throughout most of its empire in 1834, Victorians adopted a creed of “anti-slavery” as a vital part of their national identity and sense of moral superiority over ... More

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