Thoughts and Sentiments on the Evil and Wicked Traffic of the Slavery and Commerce of the Human Species

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Title

Thoughts and Sentiments on the Evil and Wicked Traffic of the Slavery and Commerce of the Human Species

Subject

Voices in the campaign for the abolition of slavery.

Description

This is the first British publication in which an African writer argues for an end to the slave trade and enslavement – ‘that evil, criminal and wicked traffic’.

Creator

Ottobah Cugoano

Source

British Library

Publisher

British Library, London

Date

1787

Contributor

Riwayat Katia

Relation

Oroonoko by Aphra Behn

Format

Text

Language

English

Type

Printed Book

Coverage

Slavery Trade, Enslavement, Colonialism and Slavery, Politics and Religion, Language and Ideas

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Citation

Ottobah Cugoano, “Thoughts and Sentiments on the Evil and Wicked Traffic of the Slavery and Commerce of the Human Species,” Enlightenmens, accessed August 9, 2022, http://enlightenmens.lmc.gatech.edu/items/show/251.

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