Extending the Frontiers: Essays on the New Transatlantic Slave Trade Database

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Since 1999, intensive research efforts have vastly increased what is known about the history of coerced migration of transatlantic slaves. A huge database of slave trade voyages from Columbus's era to the mid-nineteenth century is now available on an open-access Web site, incorporating newly discovered information from archives around the Atlantic world. The groundbreaking essays in this book draw on these new data to explore fundamental questions about the trade in African slaves. The research findings--that the size of ...

Extending the Frontiers: Essays on the New Transatlantic Slave Trade Database 2008, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300134360

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