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Author Holcomb, Julie, author

Title Moral commerce : Quakers and the Transatlantic boycott of the slave labor economy / Julie L. Holcomb
Published Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2017
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Summary In 'Moral Commerce', Julie L. Holcomb traces the genealogy of the boycott of slave labour from its 17th century Quaker origins through its late 19th century decline. In their failures and in their successes, in their resilience and their persistence, antislavery consumers help us understand the possibilities and the limitations of moral commerce
Notes Previously issued in print: 2016
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Audience Specialized
Notes Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on December 7, 2016)
Subject Antislavery movements -- Great Britain -- History.
Antislavery movements -- United States -- History.
Quaker abolitionists -- Great Britain.
Quaker abolitionists -- United States.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1501706071
9781501706073 (ebook)