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Black London: Life Before Emancipation

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Black London: Life Before Emancipation
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Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0813522595
ISBN-13: 9780813522593
Number of pages: 270

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Gerzina has written a fascinating account of London blacks, focusing on the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Because of a paucity of sources from blacks themselves, Gerzina had to rely primarily on glimpses through white eyes, especially those of antislavery advocate Granville Sharp. Gerzina is quite adept at culling evidence of a rich, complex black life, with significant interaction with the white community.

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