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‘Slaves and Slaveowners in Eighteenth-Century Scotland’

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On 20 November 2012, the Centre, in collaboration with the Andrew Hook Centre, was pleased to welcome Professor John Cairns who provided an enlightening and harrowing lecture on ‘Slaves and Slaveowners in Eighteenth-Century Scotland’. Below is this listener’s brief summary of the lecture. Slaves were a significant presence in 18th century Scotland, particularly from the 1740s onwards; Professor Cairns… Continue reading