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Breaking the trade abolition of slavery in British Empire

Title
Breaking the trade [electronic resource (video)] : abolition of slavery in British Empire / Electric Sky (Firm)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Infobase, [2006], c2001.
Physical Description
1 streaming video file (30 min.) : sd., col., digital.
Local Notes
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Notes
Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on July 26, 2006.
Films on Demand is distributed by Infobase for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Title from distributor's description.
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Access restricted by licensing agreement.
Summary
In the early 1800s, an extraordinary event occurred in British politics: a small pressure group successfully lobbied against the entrenched, well-moneyed interests of slavery. This program uses dramatic reenactments, readings of Parliamentary minutes, and expert commentary to tell the story of the three men largely responsible for slavery's abolition: William Wilberforce, Granville Sharp, and Thomas Clarkson. Michael Dottridge, the director of Anti-Slavery International, explains that the barbarous practice has not been eradicated everywhere: an estimated 27 million people are still enslaved worldwide today.
Variant and related titles
Abolition of slavery in British Empire
Films on demand.
Other formats
Original produced: Electric Sky (Firm), 2001
Format
Images / Online / Video & Film
Language
English
Added to Catalog
May 20, 2019
System details note
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
Audience
10 & up.
Contents
18th-Century Slave Trade (3:37)
British Involvement in Slave Trade (4:21)
Granville Sharp: Humanitarian and Abolitionist (4:11)
Clarkson and Wilberforce (3:26)
Abolition of the Slave Trade (5:04)
Abolition of Slavery in the British Empire (5:54)
Videorecording number
30085 Infobase
Genre/Form
Educational films.
Internet videos.
Also listed under
Electric Sky (Firm)
Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Infobase.
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