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Capitalism and Slavery: debates, legacies and new directions for research


Eric Williams’ Capitalism and Slavery (1944) remains a powerful, provocative and influential work of historical scholarship. For Williams, chattel slavery provided Britain with the capacity to develop commercial and industrial capitalism, and—in turn—the means to power an eighteenth-century industrial revolution. As the profits of slavery declined, Williams argued, so did British commitment to the slave trade—the motivations […]

Survivors Speak Out (UK)


Come hear survivors of modern slavery discuss what they wish their caseworker knew about their culture when supporting them through the National Referral Mechanism (NRM) and asylum process.