Slavery, Atlantic Trade and the British Economy, 1660-1800 / Edition 1

Slavery, Atlantic Trade and the British Economy, 1660-1800 / Edition 1

by Kenneth Morgan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521588146

ISBN-13: 9780521588140

Pub. Date: 03/28/2006

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book considers the impact of slavery and Atlantic trade on British economic development during the beginning of British industrialization. Kenneth Morgan investigates five key areas within the topic that have been subject to historical debate: the profits of the slave trade; slavery, capital accumulation and British economic development; exports and

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Overview

This book considers the impact of slavery and Atlantic trade on British economic development during the beginning of British industrialization. Kenneth Morgan investigates five key areas within the topic that have been subject to historical debate: the profits of the slave trade; slavery, capital accumulation and British economic development; exports and transatlantic markets; the role of business institutions; and the contribution of Atlantic trade to the growth of British ports. This stimulating and accessible book provides essential reading for students of slavery and the slave trade, and British economic history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521588140
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2006
Series:
New Studies in Economic and Social History Series, #42
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
136
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.31(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. The context; 2. The debates; 3. The profits of the slave trade; 4. Slavery, Atlantic trade and capital accumulation; 5. British exports and transatlantic markets; 6. Business institutions and the British economy; 7. Atlantic trade and British ports; Conclusion.

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