Did Slavery make Scotland great?

Start : 
12 Mar 2010 - 16:00
End : 
12 Mar 2010 - 17:30
Type: 
Lecture
Location: 

University of Edinburgh
William Robertson Building
Lecture Theatre G-08
George Square
Edinburgh
EH8 9JY

Did Scotland's "Great Leap Forward" in the eighteenth century ultimately rest in the exploitation of unfree labour overseas? This issue will be examined by Professor Devine at the plenary session of the Royal Society of Edinburgh's symposium on the Scottish connections to the slave trade and slavery.

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