#Slavery documentary on BBC: 46,000 Slave Owners Revealed

Slavery: Past and Present

The history of British slave ownership has been buried: now its scale can be revealed. A new BBC documentary tells how a trove of documents lays bare the names of Britain’s 46,000 slave owners, including relatives of Gladstone and Orwell

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/jul/12/british-history-slavery-buried-scale-revealed

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