Debating the slave trade : rhetoric of British national identity, 1759-1815 /

Srividhya Swaminathan examines contemporary books, pamphlets, and literary works to trace the changes in rhetorical strategies utilized by both sides of the abolitionist debate. Suggesting that the debate to abolish the slave trade helped to construct a British national identity and character, she r...

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Main Author: Swaminathan, Srividhya.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2009.
Series:Ashgate series in nineteenth-century transatlantic studies.
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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