Sunday, 22 December 2013

Georgian Absences

Banking, insurance, sugar, rum :  in many respects the long eighteenth century owes all
its economic and cultural history to the profits and products of transatlantic slavery. 
For an excellent analysis of the shortcomings of the current exhibition Georgians Revealed at the British Library ,
see  reviews by Miranda Kaufman

and Norma Clarke in the TLS 20 December 2013 [link follows]

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