Breakaway Uncovering the history of slavery in Canada Must-See

Breakaway Uncovering the history of slavery in Canada Must-See

Uncovering some hard truths about Canada's history of slavery. George Tombs is the translator of Canada's Forgotten Slaves: Two Hundred Years of Bondage, originally written by Marcel Trudel in 1960. It was one of the first history books to map out who used slaves, and painted a picture of who those slaves were. Tombs joins host Saroja Coelho to explain how he came to translate the book into English decades after it was first published, and why the legacy of slavery in Canada is still relatively unknown.

  • 2018
  • 00:13:47
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/03/2019
Curio.ca users can access content from outside their institution. You must find your access code and then create an account.

Now is a great moment to explore the improved version of Curio!

Explore now

This version will be retired in July 2022. Learn more.