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This article compares and contrasts the conceptualization and transnational circulation of abolitionist ideas in the mid-seventeenth century English Revolution and the late-eighteenth-century “Age of Atlantic Revolutions.” Our method stresses both continuity and change across time and Atlantic space in the multiple efforts republicans made to eradicate human bondage. In both the mid-seventeenth century and the late eighteenth century, major political revolutions informed the ideas and actions of those who opposed slavery. As revolutionary fervor spread in the late eighteenth century, conservatives reacted with repressive attempts to contain the radicalism that was spilling over into the closely guarded domain of economic enslavement.
Di Lorenzo, Anthony and Donoghue, John. Abolition and Republicanism Over the Transatlantic Long Term, 1640-1800. La Révolution française, 11, 1-28: , 2016. Retrieved from Loyola eCommons, History: Faculty Publications and Other Works, http://dx.doi.org/10.4000/lrf.1690
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