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Antislavery Opinion Building (2020)
Book Chapter
Oldfield, J. (2020). Antislavery Opinion Building. In K. Bales, & Z. Trodd (Eds.), The Antislavery Usable Past: History’s Lessons for How We End Slavery Today (160-76). Nottingham: University of Nottingham Rights Lab

Remembering 1807: Lessons from the Archives (2020)
Journal Article
Oldfield, J., & Wills, M. (2020). Remembering 1807: Lessons from the Archives. History workshop journal : HWJ, https://doi.org/10.1093/hwj/dbaa016

This article offers new perspectives on the commemorative events organized around the UK in 2007 to mark the bicentenary of the Abolition of the Slave Trade Act (1807). Drawing from the resources contained in Remembering 1807, a digital archive of in... Read More about Remembering 1807: Lessons from the Archives.

The ties that bind : transatlantic abolitionism in the Age of Reform, c. 1820-1865 (2020)
Book
Oldfield, J. (2020). The ties that bind : transatlantic abolitionism in the Age of Reform, c. 1820-1865. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press

Monograph on international anti-slavery during the mid-nineteenth century. This ground-breaking book deals with two inter-related themes, opinion-building and transatlanticism, and includes chapters on abolitionist politics, songs, agent and popular... Read More about The ties that bind : transatlantic abolitionism in the Age of Reform, c. 1820-1865.

Methodological toolkit (2019)
Report
Andersen, C., Timm Knudsen, B., & Kølvraa, C. (2019). Methodological toolkit. European Commission

This document represents the ‘Methodological toolkit’ for the Horizon2020 Project ECHOES; European Colonial Heritage Modalities in Entangled Cities. The ECHOES Project brings together scholars from a wide range of disciplines and nationalities and en... Read More about Methodological toolkit.

From Liverpool to Mount Vernon : Edward Rushton in transatlantic perspective (2016)
Journal Article
Oldfield, J. R. (2016). From Liverpool to Mount Vernon : Edward Rushton in transatlantic perspective. Questione Romantica, 7(1-2),

Among historians of British anti-slavery Edward Rushton is probably best known for his West-Indian Eclogues, which established his reputation as a hard-line anti-slavery activist. Perhaps less well known is his second abolitionist publication, his Ex... Read More about From Liverpool to Mount Vernon : Edward Rushton in transatlantic perspective.

Repairing Historical Wrongs: Public History and Transatlantic Slavery (2012)
Journal Article
Oldfield, J. (2012). Repairing Historical Wrongs: Public History and Transatlantic Slavery. Social & legal studies, 21(2), 243 - 255. https://doi.org/10.1177/0964663911435520

On both sides of the Atlantic, states have tended to react nervously to reparative claims for slavery, just as they have tended to be wary of making apologies of any kind. In the absence of more radical gestures, public history has taken on an added... Read More about Repairing Historical Wrongs: Public History and Transatlantic Slavery.

The London Committee and mobilization of public opinion against the slave trade (1992)
Journal Article
Oldfield, J. R. (1992). The London Committee and mobilization of public opinion against the slave trade. The Historical journal, 35(2), 331-343. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0018246X00025826

During the late eighteenth century organized anti-slavery, in the shape of the campaign to end the African slave trade (1787–1807), became an unavoidable feature of political life in Britain. Drawing on previously unpublished material in the Josiah W... Read More about The London Committee and mobilization of public opinion against the slave trade.

The protestant episcopal church, black nationalists, and expansion of the west african missionary field, 1851–1871 (1988)
Journal Article
Oldfield, J. R. (1988). The protestant episcopal church, black nationalists, and expansion of the west african missionary field, 1851–1871. Church History: Studies in Christianity and Culture, 57(1), 31-45. https://doi.org/10.2307/3165901

One of the most boldly conceived assaults on benighted Africa during the nineteenth century was that undertaken by mainline Protestant denominations in the United States. With the brash confidence characteristic of the age, hundreds of American missi... Read More about The protestant episcopal church, black nationalists, and expansion of the west african missionary field, 1851–1871.

Transatlantic abolitionism in the age of revolution: an international history of anti-slavery, c.1787-1820
Book
Oldfield, J. R. Transatlantic abolitionism in the age of revolution: an international history of anti-slavery, c.1787-1820. The University of Hull

Transatlantic Abolitionism in the Age of Revolution offers a fresh exploration of anti-slavery debates in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. It challenges traditional perceptions of early anti-slavery activity as an entirely parochia... Read More about Transatlantic abolitionism in the age of revolution: an international history of anti-slavery, c.1787-1820.