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Race, Slavery, and Colonies in the French Revolution  

Manuel Covo

Print publication date:
Jan 2015
Online publication date:
Oct 2014
This article focuses on the impact of the colonial issue on Revolutionary France particularly during the late 1780s and early 1790s. It demonstrates the importance of the slave colonies in ... More

Slavery and Antislavery, 1760–1820  

Christopher Leslie Brown

Print publication date:
Mar 2011
Online publication date:
Sep 2012
In 1760, the ownership of African slaves was common across the Americas, ubiquitous in Atlantic Africa, and tolerated if not always officially permitted in much of Western Europe. By 1820, ... More

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