History of War

SQUADRON ENDING THE AFRICAN SLAVE TRADE

Author: John Broich Publisher: Duckworth Overlook Price: £20

“THE WRITING IS AT TIMES POETIC WHILE THE ACTION SEQUENCES ARE AS ENGROSSING AS A NOVEL”

HOW FOUR MEN WAGED A PERSONAL WAR ON THE EVILS OF SLAVERY

Britain’s decision to abolish slavery in the early 19th century has drawn the attention of many historians,

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