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John Oldfield

Director of the Wilberforce Institute for the study of Slavery and Emancipation


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

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

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