By Kevin Grant

ISBN-10: 0415949009

ISBN-13: 9780415949002

ISBN-10: 0415949017

ISBN-13: 9780415949019

In the 2 many years prior to global battle One, nice Britain witnessed the most important revival of anti-slavery protest because the mythical age of emancipation within the mid-nineteenth century. instead of campaigning opposed to the trans-Atlantic slave exchange, those latter-day abolitionists serious about the so-called 'new slaveries' of eu imperialism in Africa, condemning coercive platforms of work taxation and indentured servitude, in addition to facts of atrocities.

A Civilized Savagery illuminates the multifaceted nature of British humanitarianism by means of juxtaposing campaigns opposed to diversified varieties of imperial exertions exploitation in 3 separate components: the Congo unfastened country, South Africa, and Portuguese West Africa. In doing so, Kevin provide issues out how this new kind of humanitarianism motivated the transition from Empire to overseas executive and the arrival of common human rights in next decades.

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