The mighty experiment free labor versus slavery in british emancipation seymour drescher isbn 9780195176292 kostenloser versand fur alle bucher mit versand und verkauf duch amazon. The mighty experiment free labor versus slavery in british emancipation drescher seymour isbn 9780195093469 kostenloser versand fur alle bucher mit versand und verkauf duch amazon. This book has a narrow focus basically summarizing the political debate in britain dealing with the economic and demographic aspects of british emancipation in the west indies and the royal navys interdiction of the transatlantic slave trade the author convincingly and at length shows that one of the abolitionists foundational arguments derived from adam smith that free labor was more cost effective than slave labor with the implication that economic benefits would accrue to both . The mighty experiment explores how politicians colonial bureaucrats pamphleteers and scholars taking anti slavery positions validated their claims through rational scientific arguments going beyond moral and polemical rhetoric and how the infiltration of the social sciences into this political debate was designed to minimize agitation on both sides and provide common ground those at the . Authors drescher seymour reviewers levy david m published by ehnet november 2003 seymour drescher the mighty experiment free labor versus slavery in british emancipation new york oxford university press 2002 x 307 pp 50 hardback isbn 0 19 509346 1 reviewed for ehnet by david m levy department of economics and center for the study of public choice george mason
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