Slave Wales

The Welsh and Atlantic Slavery, 1660-1850

Author(s) Chris Evans

Language: English

Genre(s): Welsh Interest

  • September 2010 ·216x138mm

  • · Paperback - 9780708323038
  • · Ebook - pdf - 9780708323045
  • · Ebook - epub - 9781783161201

About The Book

Atlantic slavery does not loom large in the traditional telling of Welsh history. Yet Wales, like many regions of Europe, was deeply affected by the forced migration of captive Africans. This book looks at Slave Wales between 1660 and 1850. It casts light on episodes such as Welsh involvement with slave-based copper mining in 19th-century Cuba.

About the Author(s)

Author(s): Chris Evans

Chris Evans is a Professor of history at the University of South Wales with research interests in the British industrial revolution.

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