Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
The British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society, 1838–1956A History$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

James Heartfield

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780190491673

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2017

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190491673.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2020. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use. date: 23 February 2020

Cuba and Brazil

Cuba and Brazil

Chapter:
(p.175) 7 Cuba and Brazil
Source:
The British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society, 1838–1956
Author(s):

James Heartfield

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190491673.003.0008

With the end of the American civil war the trans-Atlantic slave trade was near an end, with Brazil and Cuba the last bastions of slavery. The British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society had good reason to think that the forces of reform were on their side, since Spain’s new revolutionary government of 1868 numbered many friends of the Society, and Brazil’s liberals were admirers of Britain. However, the Spanish revolution led to a clash between the Spanish colonial government and its Cuban colony that led to a war of independence. To the BFASS’s dismay, the Spanish government dropped emancipation because of the conflict, while in Brazil the reformers’ efforts were so hedged about as to be ineffectual.

Keywords:   Cuba, Brazil, Emancipado, Slavery, Madrid

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .