Capitalism & slavery

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Russell & Russell, 1961 - Business & Economics - 285 pages
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User Review  - Simon - Goodreads

A classic text, and a must-read for anyone interested in the topic of slavery. Read full review

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User Review  - Konstantinos Chatzigeorgiou - Goodreads

The argument is simple: slavery helped in financing the British Industrial revolution via capital mobility and large scale investments and it was abandoned when it stopped being profitable. Whether ... Read full review

Contents

Preface
1
The Development of the Negro Slave Trade
30
The Development of British Capitalism
126
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The late Eric Williams was prime minister of Trinidad and Tobago from 1961 until his death in 1981. Prior to entering politics, he was professor of political and social science at Howard University. Colin A. Palmer is Dodge Professor of History at Princeton University.

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