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The examination of the large and varied media output associated with the commemoration of 1807 requires a flexible set of methodologies. These methods of assessing data will be based upon three areas: use of images, social context and language.

Comprehending the commissioning, production, content and audience reception of all forms of media, throughout the bicentenary of 1807, provides a means of detailing the 'media memories' of abolition and enslavement.

Key Theories

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