Britain's colonial shame: Slave-owners given huge payouts after abolition

25 February 2013

UCL academics, led by Dr Nick Draper (UCL History), spent three years drawing together 46,000 records of compensation given to British slave-owners into an internet database to be launched for public use on Wednesday. Read: Independent Listen: BBC Focus on Africa (11mins) More: Independent (2) Boing Boing The Voice