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The transatlantic slave trade and plantation slavery in the Americas: Exploring Scottish connections.
Podcasts from symposium jointly held at the Universities of Glasgow and Edinburgh in March 2010, with funding from the Royal Society of Edinburgh and support from the US Embassy.

Transatlantic Slave Trade: the Scottish Connection University of Glasgow

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The transatlantic slave trade and plantation slavery in the Americas: Exploring Scottish connections.
Podcasts from symposium jointly held at the Universities of Glasgow and Edinburgh in March 2010, with funding from the Royal Society of Edinburgh and support from the US Embassy.

    Slavery and Emancipation in the Caribbean

    Slavery and Emancipation in the Caribbean

    'Slavery and emancipation in the Caribbean: manuscript sources and interpretive opportunities in Scottish archives and libraries'. Professor Roderick McDonald, Rider University (Plenary Lecture, 2010 Symposium: The transatlantic slave trade and plantation slavery in the Americas: Exploring Scottish connections)

    • 55 min
    Mrs. Carmichael's Proslavery Contribution

    Mrs. Carmichael's Proslavery Contribution

    'The good Scottish Lady and her Bad West Indian Negroes: Mrs. A.C. Carmichael’s proslavery contribution'. Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, University of West Indies, Cave Hill (2010 Symposium: The transatlantic slave trade and plantation slavery in the Americas: Exploring Scottish connections)

    • 24 min
    Scots and plantation slavery in the British Caribbean

    Scots and plantation slavery in the British Caribbean

    'Scots and plantation slavery in the British Caribbean, c1650-1750'. Stuart Nisbet, University of Glasgow (2010 Symposium on The transatlantic slave trade and plantation slavery in the Americas: Exploring Scottish connections)

    • 23 min
    The Cart of Darkness

    The Cart of Darkness

    'The Cart of Darkness: Archaeological Explorations at Nether Pollok'. Professor Stephen Driscoll, University of Glasgow (2010 Symposium on The transatlantic slave trade and plantation slavery in the Americas: Exploring Scottish connections)

    • 24 min
    Scottish Archives Relating to the Slave Trade

    Scottish Archives Relating to the Slave Trade

    'Scottish archives relating to the slave trade and the West Indies plantations'. Eric Graham, University of Edinburgh (2010 Symposium on The transatlantic slave trade and plantation slavery in the Americas: Exploring Scottish connections)

    • 24 min
    The Pennants of Bangor and the Hamiltons of Ayrshire

    The Pennants of Bangor and the Hamiltons of Ayrshire

    'From periphery to periphery: The Pennants of Bangor and the Hamiltons of Ayrshire'. Professor Trevor Burnard, University of Warwick (2010 Symposium: The transatlantic slave trade and plantation slavery in the Americas: Exploring Scottish connections)

    • 26 min

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