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Atlas of the transatlantic slave trade / David Eltis and David Richardson ; foreword by David Brion Davis ; afterword by David W. Blight.

Author/creator Eltis, David, 1940-
Other author/creatorRichardson, David, 1946-
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoNew Haven : Yale University Press, ©2010.
Descriptionxxvi, 307 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 28 cm.
Subject(s)
Series Lewis Walpole series in eighteenth-century
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.
Abstract 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.
Genre/formMaps.
ISBN9780300124606 (hbk.)
ISBN0300124600 (hbk.)

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Joyner Reference Stacks G2445.E625 E4 2010 ✔ Available Place Hold

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