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Historian Jeremy Black says it is typical for everybody who is knocking empires to emphasise the negatives of the British Empire but neglect the fact the British navy “ended slavery”.
Mr Black – who has written numerous books on British imperial history as well as slavery – said the British navy spent much of its time after the 1810s “fighting slavers”.
“It’s absolutely typical at the moment wi…
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