“This is someone who wrote a superb book about the history of the transatlantic slave trade that basically became a manifesto for the independence of his own country. And what’s more he led that independence movement himself. So, he’s a really extraordinary figure, particularly if you’re interested in the way certain kinds of observations of injustice can motivate research by historians that, ultimately, lead to massive political change.” Read more...
The best books on The Slave Trade
William A. Pettigrew,