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Clarifying Henry Dundas’ role as a ‘great delayer’ of the abolition of the slave trade (Part 3: A case study in the ethics of academic and public history)

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Stephen Mullen Missed Part 1 and 2? Read them here! Part 1Part 2 The Scottish Historical Review was the natural home for this article: based upon a Scot’s actions in parliamentary debates in the House of Commons and his role…

Clarifying Henry Dundas’ role as a ‘great delayer’ of the abolition of the slave trade (Part 1: Historiographical Orthodoxy, Public Debate and Memorialisation)

The Melville monument overlooking the Edinburgh skyline

Stephen Mullen Since 2016 or thereabouts, there has been considerable public discussion about the role of Henry Dundas (1742–1811) in the debates surrounding the abolition of the slave trade in the House of Commons after 1792. Dundas was the Lord…