Ireland, Slavery And Anti-slavery: 1612-1865 by N. RodgersIreland, Slavery And Anti-slavery: 1612-1865 by N. Rodgers

Ireland, Slavery And Anti-slavery: 1612-1865

byN. Rodgers

Paperback | January 31, 2007

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This book tackles a hitherto neglected topic by presenting Ireland as very much a part of the Black Atlantic world. It shows how slaves and sugar produced economic and political change in Eighteenth-century Ireland and discusses the role of Irish emigrants in slave societies in the Caribbean and North America.
NINI RODGERS was born in Northern Ireland in 1940. She attended Queen's University, Belfast, UK and throughout her academic career, as a member of staff in the History department, she taught courses on European overseas expansion and slavery. She has published articles on nineteenth-century British policy in Ethiopia, the impact of bl...
Title:Ireland, Slavery And Anti-slavery: 1612-1865Format:PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0 inPublished:January 31, 2007Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230574777

ISBN - 13:9780230574779


Editorial Reviews

"Her [Rodgers] perseverance has produced an immensely readable volume, peppered with colourful anecdotes, that vividly describes not merely Ireland's relations with slavery, but the complexity of Irish society itself. It is a wonderful contribution to the commemoration of the bicentenary of the Abolition Act (1807), which will form an invaluable platform for future studies of Ireland and the black Atlantic." -- Daire Keogh, Irish Times "...her [Rodgers] book reveals a depth of learning and a level of engagement with her subject that sets a new standard." -- Bruce Nelson, Field Day Review  "This book is a first-rate source of reference material. Besides Irish history, Rodgers provides excellent secondary material for other important historical areas, such as the Atlantic world and Caribbean, African, and US history. Undergraduate students in various disciplines and areas of historical research should find this material accessible as a good starting point for research papers. Libraries would be remiss in not having this well-written, engaging survey of such an important topic in world history... Essential." —CHOICE