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About Claudius Fergus

Claudius Fergus
Claudius Fergus is a retired Senior Lecturer in the Department of History at UWI’s St Augustine Campus who specialises in the abolition of British colonial slavery and its transatlantic slave trade. His major work on the subject is Revolutionary Emancipation: Slavery and Abolitionism in the British West Indies (2013). He has other extensive publications in peer-reviewed journals and edited books.

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  1. Fergus is a historian who denies that African rulers sold Africans to European slave traders. Can we believe anything from a scholar who will deny or distort facts in service to his ideological beliefs?

  2. Georgetown is 35 years ahead of L.A. We renamed Murray Street Quamina Street since August 1985. That was Mr. Burnham’s last public appearance.

  3. The only Christopher we acknowledge is Wallace