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The Slave Trade

Author : Hugh Thomas
ISBN : 9781474603362
Genre : History
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The Atlantic slave trade was one of the largest and most elaborate maritime and commercial ventures. Between 1492 and about 1870, ten million or more black slaves were carried from Africa to one port or another of the Americas. In this wide-ranging book, Hugh Thomas follows the development of this massive shift of human lives across the centuries until the slave trade's abolition in the late nineteenth century.
Category: History

Africa And The Americas

Author : José C. Curto
ISBN : 1592212727
Genre : History
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A collection of essyas reflecting an important structural feature of the slave trade: its circularity. Starting with the removal from Africa, the collection then carries into discussions of ethnic identity, religion and creolisation. Comparitive essays develop the theme of root experience in Africa against the facts of life for disenfranchised slaves, painting a picture of a cohesive worldview shaped by the slave voyage and African beliefs. The collection returns to Africa with analyses of the impact on Africa of formerly slaveholding nations.
Category: History

The Slave Trade And Lord Palmerston S Bill

Author : Bernardo de Sá Nogueira de Figueiredo Sá da Bandeira (marquês de)
ISBN : UOM:39015050141343
Genre : Antislavery movements
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Category: Antislavery movements

The Atlantic Slave Trade

Author : Herbert S. Klein
ISBN : 9781139489119
Genre : History
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This survey is a synthesis of the economic, social, cultural, and political history of the Atlantic slave trade, providing the general reader with a basic understanding of the current state of scholarly knowledge of forced African migration and compares this knowledge to popular beliefs. The Atlantic Slave Trade examines the four hundred years of Atlantic slave trade, covering the West and East African experiences, as well as all the American colonies and republics that obtained slaves from Africa. It outlines both the common features of this trade and the local differences that developed. It discusses the slave trade's economics, politics, demographic impact, and cultural implications in relationship to Africa as well as America. Finally, it places the slave trade in the context of world trade and examines the role it played in the growing relationship between Asia, Africa, Europe, and America. This new edition incorporates the latest findings of the last decade in slave trade studies carried out in Europe and America. It also includes new data on the slave trade voyages which have just recently been made available to the public.
Category: History

The Shell Money Of The Slave Trade

Author : Jan Hogendorn
ISBN : 0521541107
Genre : History
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A study of the role of cowrie-shell money in West African trade, particularly the slave trade.
Category: History

The Abolition Of The Brazilian Slave Trade

Author : Leslie Bethell
ISBN : 0521101131
Genre : History
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He covers a major aspect of the history of the international abolition of the slave trade.
Category: History

Slavery And The Slave Trade

Author : James Walvin
ISBN : STANFORD:36105037518771
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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A well-illustrated account that deals with slavery from ancient times through the nineteenth century.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Atlantic Slave Trade

Author : Joseph E. Inikori
ISBN : 0822312433
Genre : History
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For review see: J.R. McNeill, in HAHR, 74, 1 (February 1994); p. 136-137.
Category: History

The Transatlantic Slave Trade

Author : James A. Rawley
ISBN : 0803205120
Genre : Social Science
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The transatlantic slave trade played a major role in the development of the modern world. It both gave birth to and resulted from the shift from feudalism into the European Commercial Revolution. James A. Rawley fills a scholarly gap in the historical discussion of the slave trade from the fifteenth to the nineteenth century by providing one volume covering the economics, demography, epidemiology, and politics of the trade.This revised edition of Rawley's classic, produced with the assistance of Stephen D. Behrendt, includes emended text to reflect the major changes in historiography; current slave trade data tables and accompanying text; updated notes; and the addition of a select bibliography.
Category: Social Science