War, Empire and Slavery, 1770-1830

TitleWar, Empire and Slavery, 1770-1830
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2010
AuthorsBessel, Richard, Nicholas Guyatt, and Jane Rendall
Number of Pages299
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
CityBasingstoke, UK
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The imperial warfare of the period 1770-1830, including the American wars of independence and the Napoleonic wars, affected every continent. Covering southern India, the Caribbean, North and South America, and southern Africa, this volume explores the impact of revolutionary wars and how people's identities were shaped by their experiences. One central theme of the volume is the interconnectedness of war, empire building, slave trade and slavery.

URLhttps://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9780230229891
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