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Café Histoire : La France et ses esclaves: XVIIe – XIXe siècle

Monday 5 December 2011 17:30-19:00

Institut français d’Écosse

13 Randolph Crescent Edinburgh EH3 7TT


  • Le Code noir de 1685


France starts the slave trade at the end of the 17th century and abolishes it in the 19th. 600 000 slaves are working in the sugarcane plantations of the French Caribbean just before the Revolution. This Café Histoire will offer an occasion to review this topic.

In French by Patrick Landri.
90 mins.
Members: £5/ Non members: £8

Book now by phone at 0131 225 53 66 or in person at the French Institute.

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