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Research interests

Professor Chris Evans is the author of Slave Wales: The Welsh and Atlantic Slavery 1660-1850. His interests include abolitionism in the British world in the nineteenth century; the links between European industry and the Atlantic slave trade; eighteenth-century whaling; and Swansea copper as an agency of global change in the nineteenth century.

Education/Academic qualification

History, PhD, Work and authority in an iron town: Merthyr Tydfil, 1760-c.1815, University of London

Award Date: 1 Jul 1988

History, BA, University College London

Award Date: 1 Jul 1983


  • D204 Modern History
  • History from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries
  • E11 America (General)
  • Environmental and social frontiers


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