In this work Drescher argues that the plan to end British slavery, rather than being a timely escape from a failing system, was, on the contrary, the crucial element in the greatest humanitarian achievement of all time. He 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.
As Exemplified by the "Vladimir Ilʹich" Farm in the Serebryanye Prudy District O the Moscow Region. (Opyt Pochvennykh Issledovanii Zemelʹ V Kolkhozakh; Na Primere Kolkhoza Im. Vladimira Ilʹicha, Serebryanoprudskogo Raiona, Moskovskoi Oblasti)
Focusing on Haiti, the British Caribbean, the United States, Cuba, and Brazil, a historian looks at how slavery was abolished as an institution over the course of a single century after thousands of years of practice, examining the emancipation process in each region, as well as the implications of the abolition of slavery for individual societies in the West. 20,000 first printing.
Shielded ytterbium stress gages and low current dc supplies were designed and tested for use with the Develco hardened telemetering canister. Gages, special double-shielded twinax cables and power supplies were constructed for the Mighty Epic interface experiment. Waterways Experiment Station (WES) fielded the stress systems, recorded and reduced the data. (Author).