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By Kwame Nimako,Glenn Willemsen

The Dutch Atlantic interrogates the Dutch involvement in Atlantic slavery and assesses the historic results of this for modern ecu society.

Kwame Nimako and Glenn Willemsen convey how the slave exchange and slavery intertwined monetary, social and cultural parts, together with geographical region formation within the Netherlands and throughout Europe. They discover the mobilisation of ecu populations within the implementation of regulations that facilitated Atlantic slavery and view how eu nations created and increased legislation that perpetuated colonisation.

Addressing key topics comparable to the incorporation of the previously enslaved into post-slavery states and modern collective efforts to fail to remember and/or keep in mind slavery and its legacy within the Netherlands, this is often a vital textual content for college kids of ecu historical past and postcolonial studies.

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