Atlas of the transatlantic slave trade

Between 1501 and 1867, the transatlantic slave trade claimed an estimated 12.5 million Africans and involved almost every country with an Atlantic coastline. This atlas deals with 350-year history of kidnapping and coercion. It features nearly 200 maps that explore details of the African slave traff...

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Main Authors: Eltis, David, 1940- (Author), Richardson, David, 1946- (Author)
Language:English
Series:Lewis Walpole series in eighteenth-century culture and history.
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Online Access:Link to e-book
Summary:Between 1501 and 1867, the transatlantic slave trade claimed an estimated 12.5 million Africans and involved almost every country with an Atlantic coastline. This atlas deals with 350-year history of kidnapping and coercion. It features nearly 200 maps that explore details of the African slave traffic to the New World.
Item Description:Formerly CIP.
Physical Description:1 online resource (1 atlas (xxvi, 307 pages) : color illustrations, color maps.
Published: New Haven : Yale University Press, [2010]
ISBN:9780300185294
0300185294
Table of Contents:
  • Nations transporting slaves from Africa, 1501-1867
  • Ports outfitting voyages in the transatlantic slave trade
  • The African coastal origins of slaves and the links between Africa and the Atlantic world
  • The experience of the Middle Passage
  • The destinations of slaves in the Americas and their links with the Atlantic world
  • Abolition and suppression of the transatlantic slave trade.