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Ancient slavery and abolition
Edith Hall

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Ancient slavery and abolition
from Hobbes to Hollywood
edited by Edith Hall, Richard Alston, and Justine McConnell

Published 2011 by Oxford University Press in Oxford [England], New York .
Written in English.

About the Book

"Originating in a conference organised in 2007 by the Centre for the Reception of Greece and Rome at Royal Holloway, University of London, and held at the British Library ... this accessible volume offers a pathbreaking study of the role played by the interpreters of ancient Greek and roman texts in the debates over the abolition of slavery. Focusing on Britain, North America, the Caribbean, and South Africa from the late 17th century, the essays examine the arguments of critics and defenders of slavery and legacy of slavery, in later periods." --Book jacket.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [425]-466) and index.

Series
Classical presences, Classical presences

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
306.362
Library of Congress
HT861 .A65 2011

The Physical Object

Pagination
xviii, 509 p. :
Number of pages
509

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL25104526M
ISBN 10
0199574677
ISBN 13
9780199574674
LC Control Number
2011929289
OCLC/WorldCat
707266093

History

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