Джозеф Сьюэлл и проблема рабства на Мадагаскаре
Traditional sphere of women till the XIX century was the home, so there is a lack of women's public sources, including speeches, political tracts, business documentation. But ladies left descendants letters and diaries, some of which are rich sources of information about contemporary society and the place of women in it. These include a diary of Elizabeth Drinker Sendvit. Records were kept for almost half a century, from 1758 till 1807.
Correlation between pacifism and Quakers.
The article touches upon a historical aspect of the struggle against a slave – trade in the Russian state in XVII – XIX centuries. The major attention is paid to the collaboration with the European countries concerning a struggle against a Negroes – trade. The main intergovernmental meetings on the solution of this problem are pointed in the article, they are: the Viennese congress, conferences in London, Ahen, Berlin, Brussel. The article throws the light upon intergovernmental measures on a Negroes – trade suppression and the fact that this process is announced criminal in accordance with the internal legislation
This article is about one of the most radical sects of independents — quakers. The English Govenment considered quakers to be a danger to the state and began to persecute them. As a result a lot of quakers went to the North America and founded their own colony there.
In this book, readers are presented with several women's diaries (Quakers, loyalists and Baroness of Brunswick), written by an eyewitness of the War for the independence of the USA, which are published in Russian for the first time.