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Document A Tale of Two Colstons: The Rise and Fall of A British Slave Trader’s Legacy by Ritch Sibthorpe

Abstract: The toppling of a statue of slave-trader and Royal Africa Company (RAC) executive Edward Colston during the Black Lives Matter protests...

18th century, Colston, slavery, Royal Africa Company view
Document The Making of English Slave Iconography: Emerging xenophobia toward black Africans in the coat of arms of Sir John Hawkins (1568) and Ben Jonson’s The Masque of Blackness (1605) by Daniel Jan Evans

This article will investigate the developing representations of black Africans during the Tudor and early Stuart periods. The presence of Africans...

Early modern, Tudor, court masque, Ben Jonson, xenophobia, slavery, emblems view
Document Two Men, Two Worlds, One Goal: how Josiah Wedgwood and Olaudah Equiano progressed the abolitionist cause by Annette Oliver

Abstract: In the eighteenth century, two men rose from their very different worlds to fight for the anti-slavery cause. Josiah Wedgwood, a potter...

18th century, slavery, Josiah Wedgewood, Olaudah Equiano view
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