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David Turnbull (British abolitionist)

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, Anti-Slavery Society, Afro-Cuban, Year of the Lash

Dign Press (2011-07-25 )

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ISBN- 1 3:

978-613-7-01530-8

ISBN- 1 0:
6137015300
EAN:
9786137015308
Idioma do livro:
Inglês
Anotações e citações/ texto breve:
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. David Turnbull (c. 1794–1851) was a leading 19th century abolitionist and a British consul to Cuba. Turnbull, a Scotsman, was a key participant at the 1840 World Anti-Slavery Convention of the Anti-Slavery Society. In a letter he wrote to Lord Palmerston that year, Turnbull argued that slavery was "the greatest practical evil that ever afflicted mankind." Turnbull had spent the latter part of 1838 and early 1839 travelling in Cuba (where slavery remained legal) and in 1840 he produced his best known work, Travels in the West: Cuba; with Notices of Porto Rico and the Slave Trade. In August 1840, Lord Palmerston—the British foreign secretary at the time—named Turnbull the British consul to Cuba. Cuba expelled him in 1842 after he was accused of attempting to incite slave revolt. In 1844—the so-called Year of the Lash in Cuban history—there was apparently an aborted slave revolt known as the Conspiración de La Escalera. Cuban authorities convicted Turnbull in absentia of being the "prime mover" of the conspiracy but Turnbull was never extradited.
Editora:
Dign Press
Website:
http://www.alphascript-publishing.com
Editado por:
Kristen Nehemiah Horst
Número de páginas:
108
Publicado em:
2011-07-25
Stock:
Disponível
Categoria:
Era moderna até 1918
Preço:
39 €
Palavras chave:
Henry, John, Temple, Viscount, Palmerston, Slavery, society, Afro, Johnson, viscount, Society, Afroamerikaner

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