Towards Emancipation: A study in South African Slavery


The emancipation or the setting free of the unfortunate souls that became trapped for life in a trade where they were sold to the highest bidder as mere chattles was the aim of the humanitarians for many years.This present volume traces the story of slave emancipation in South Africa from the abolution of the trade in slaves through the various attempts to improve their conditions and status to emancipation itself.Set out in 11 chapters,it studies the English humanitaruian slavery and the 1820 settlement,England and the policy of reform.An interersting study.

In stock


H/b in the original boards,reasonably clean,ends of spine slightly bruised,and corners bumped.Size 9×6 pp,249,inc,index,various appendix,bibliography,no plates,text only.Hinges strong.Binding good to strong.Bookshop stamp to f/pd.No foxing or staining,perhaps very slightly age-browned. A good–v/g++clean copy.


There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Towards Emancipation: A study in South African Slavery”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *