The Notorious Massacre At Calabar In 1767

by David Imbua

The Notorious Massacre At Calabar In 1767

  • ISBN-13: 9781569025376
  • Author(s): David Imbua
  • Subject: History: specific events & topics
  • Publisher: Africa World Press
  • Imprint: Africa World Press
  • Publication Date: 28-11-2019
  • Format: p/b

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In 1767 British merchants from Liverpool and Bristol perpetrated one of the most brutal incidences of the trans-Atlantic slave trade when they joined a conspiracy with merchants at Calabar to murder rival slave traders, also residents of Calabar. Over 300 survivors were enslaved. The volume discusses this notorious incident and includes the voluminous primary documentation that has survived, including private correspondence and British parliamentary sources.
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In 1767 British merchants from Liverpool and Bristol perpetrated one of the most brutal incidences of the trans-Atlantic slave trade when they joined a conspiracy with merchants at Calabar to murder rival slave traders, also residents of Calabar. Over 300 survivors were enslaved. The volume discusses this notorious incident and includes the voluminous primary documentation that has survived, including private correspondence and British parliamentary sources.

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