The Ties that Bind explores the close affinities that bound together anti-slavery activists in Britain and the USA during the middle decades of the nineteenth century, shedding important new light on the emergence of a vibrant and broad-based political culture that forced abolition to the centre of public debate. Author J. R. Oldfield introduces this new addition to our Liverpool Studies in International Slavery series in this blog post.
Here are the author insights behind our current #FreeReadFriday title, Zachary Macaulay 1768-1838 The Steadfast Scot in the British Anti-Slavery Movement straight from author, Rev Dr Iain Whyte. 1. What prompted you to write this book? During my research for my earlier book Scotland and the Abolition of Black Slavery 1756-1838 I came across Zachary Macaulay, who rates a mention in few … Continue reading