The Abolition of the British Slave Trade

  1. The Origins of the British Slave Trade: Human Capital
    1. Slaves and Commodities
    2. Slaves as Commodities
  1. The Moral Imperative
    1. Religious Objections
    2. Wilberforce and Public Opinion
  1. Slavery and the French Revolution
    1. Revolution and Rebellion
    2. Revolutionary Anti-Slavery: The Société des Amis des Noirs
    3. Revolution in St. Domingue and the Republic of Haiti (1804)
  1. Narrative Witness: Olaudah Equiano
    1. The Autobiographical Argument
    2. Self-Improvement and Slave Narrative
    3. Moral Improvement and the Conversion Narrative