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UCL academics from UCL History, spent three years drawing together 46,000 records of compensation given to British slave-owners into an internet database called the 'Encyclopaedia of British Slave-ownership' to be launched for public use on Wednesday, 27th February 2013.
Here Catherine Hall, Professor of Modern British Social and Cultural History, explains the legacies of British slave-ownership and the research undertaken on the project to bring together the wealth of information contained within the database.
The Encyclopaedia of British Slave-ownership will be available at the following website:
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