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slave trade and the economic development of eighteenth- century Lancaster

Melinda Elder

slave trade and the economic development of eighteenth- century Lancaster

by Melinda Elder

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Published by Ryburn Pub. in Krumlin, Halifax [England] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Lancaster (England),
  • England,
  • Lancaster,
  • West Indies
    • Subjects:
    • Slave-trade -- England -- Lancaster -- History -- 18th century.,
    • Slave-trade -- West Indies -- History -- 18th century.,
    • Lancaster (England) -- Economic conditions.,
    • Lancaster (England) -- Commerce -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-222) and index.

      StatementMelinda Elder.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT1164.L35 E43 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination232 p. :
      Number of Pages232
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1460976M
      ISBN 101853310301
      LC Control Number93118138

      Elder, Melinda, The Slave Trade and the Economic Development of Eighteenth Century Lancaster (Halifax, ). Eltis, Eltis, David,"The British Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade after ," Journal of Maritime History, 4 (): Emerigon. b. The North American colonies, where slaves were used to farm tobacco, rice and indigo (in the 18th century). 2. Trade with non-imperial slave dependent economies. a. The slave trade – transporting slaves to non-imperial colonies in British ships. b. Trade with Spanish, French, Portuguese, America.

        transatlantic slave trade, part of the global slave trade that transported 10–12 million enslaved Africans to the Americas from the 16th to the 19th century. In the ‘triangular trade,’ arms and textiles went from Europe to Africa, slaves from Africa to the Americas, and sugar and coffee from the Americas to Europe.   STAMP (Slave Trade Arts Memorial Project), inaugurated in September , was an ambitious arts education outreach project. It culminated in this permanent memorial to Lancaster's role in the slave trade on the quay side in The sculpture reflects the decks of the ships that carried the people, with various cargoes in perspex blocks.

      Britain did not create the Atlantic slave trade, but there is no denying that it was heavily involved with the trade at its height during the eighteenth century. In these years, well over one-and-a-half million slaves were carried to the British Caribbean and to British North America, out of a total of over six million captives brought to the. Reasons for the development of the slave trade Context. The use of African slave labour was not new. The Spanish and Portuguese had been using African slaves since the 16th century.


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Slave trade and the economic development of eighteenth- century Lancaster by Melinda Elder Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Slave Trade and the Economic Development of Eighteenth-Century Lancaster in Melinda has also contributed to the Lancaster episode of Radio 4's Mapping the Town and written local entries for the forthcoming Oxford Companion to Black British History.

Current interests include the organisation of Lancaster's transatlantic trade in the 4/5(1). A graduate of Keele and Lancaster Universities, her research interests centre on Lancaster's transatlantic trade, including the port's involvement in the slave trade which led to the publication of her book,The Slave Trade and the Economic Development of Eighteenth-Century Lancaster in Lancaster experienced a remarkable period of economic development and expansion during the eighteenth century.

The number of fine Georgian buildings, still standing in today’s city, bears witness to this former period of prosperity. George’s Quay, with its tall warehouses and noble customs. Slave trade and the economic development of eighteenth- century Lancaster.

Krumlin, Halifax [England]: Ryburn Pub., (OCoLC) Online version: Elder, Melinda. Slave trade and the economic development of eighteenth- century Lancaster. Krumlin, Halifax [England]: Ryburn Pub., (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors. Get this from a library.

The slave trade and the economic development of eighteenth- century Lancaster. [Melinda Elder]. From the beginning of their organisation, Quaker Friends believed that all persons are equal in God's eyes and Quakers were active in denouncing slavery and campaigning for its abolition.

However, living in a port town that prospered directly from the Triangle Trade, Lancaster Friends found themselves in a difficult position regarding the Quaker stance on slavery, as Marcie Holmes describes in. Buy The Slave Trade and the Economic Development of 18th Century Lancaster by Elder, Melinda (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on 4/5(1). Slave Trade and the Economic Development of 18th-Century Lancaster Melinda Elder. Published by Edinburgh University Press. This book looks a the role of the slave trade in the economic development of 18th-century Lancaster.

Lancaster’s prosperity also derived from the slave trade, as it became the fourth largest slave port in England. Many local families were involved, some even building the slave ships.

These ships would leave Lancaster laden with cargoes that could be bartered for slaves, who were then transported from Africa to the Caribbean and America. This book looks a the role of the slave trade in the economic development of 18th-Century Lancaster.

Slave Trade and the Economic Development of 18th-Century Lancaster JavaScript seems. Buy The Slave Trade and the Economic Development of Eighteenth-Century Lancaster, Oxfam, Melinda Elder, Start studying Eighteenth Century Colonial Trade and the Slave Trade.

Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.“ The Credit Needs of the African Trade and the Development of the Credit Economy in England,” Explorations in Economic History 27 (): –and Africans and the Industrial Revolution in England: A Study in International Trade and Cited by: Economics and Slave Trade Portrait of a young black man.

[Museum of Aquitaine] In this print froma West India merchant enjoys all the rewards of his successful career, including a fashionable African “servant.” An advertisement of a slave auction at an auction block.

Plan, profile and layout of the ship Marie Séraphique of Nantes. The number of European and American merchants. Lancaster A History.

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Ryburn. Melinda Elder. Dodshon Foster of Lancaster and the West Indies (–93). Lancaster Maritime Journal, Vol. 1, pp. Benjamin S. Beck. "Foster". The relationship between slavery, the slave trade and British economic development remains a contested field of eighteenth century history. This article examines one hitherto unexplored aspect of the subject, the significance, if any, of profits derived from the slave-based economies of the Atlantic in Scotland's Great Leap Forward in the later eighteenth by: 6.

The slave trade also slowed population growth in Africa and may have even reduced the aggregate population between and Although the slave trade had a generally negative impact on African economies, Whatley and Gillzeau provide evidence that suggests that the slave trade actually altered the path of development of African economies.

Despite this, towards the end of the eighteenth century, people began to campaign against slavery. However, since trading was so profitable for those involved, the 'Abolitionists' (those who campaigned for the abolition of the slave trade) were fiercely opposed by a pro-slavery West Indian lobby.

eighteenth century was (mostly) a direct result of the slave trade. Thus the urge to possess new products previously unavailable or prohibitively expensive is an important facet of the slave trade.3 It is the supply response to those demand shifts that has evoked interest during the last decade.

Various West African states-Ashanti, Dahomey. • The illegal slave trade and the "Second Slavery" promoted the 19 th century industrial development in Britain and France, but also in latecomer industrial countries like Spain, particularly in.

How did slavery fuel the economic development of Europe in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries? The institution of slavery influenced many aspects of European life, from providing profit due to the slave trade to providing transportation-related jobs.

See also Melinda Elder, The Slave Trade and the Economic Development of 18th Century Lancaster (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, ). Bruce Mouser, “Iles de Los as Bulking Center in the Slave Trade, ,” Outre-Mers. Revue d’histoire (): 77–Artwork page for ‘Mr and Mrs William Lindow’, George Romney, William Lindow (d) was a prosperous merchant at Lancaster.

His wife Abigail ( - ) was the daughter of his business partner Abram Rawlinson. Their overseas trade is suggested by a glimpse of sea and shipping in the background.

Romney's account book for October lists several family portraits painted for Lindow.