Atlas of Slavery

Atlas of Slavery

by James Walvin
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0582437806

ISBN-13: 9780582437807

Pub. Date: 09/28/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Slavery transformed Africa, Europe and the Americas and hugely-enhanced the well-being of the West but the subject of slavery can be hard to understand because of its huge geographic and chronological span. This book uses a unique atlas format to present the story of slavery, explaining its historical importance and making this complex story and its geographical

Overview

Slavery transformed Africa, Europe and the Americas and hugely-enhanced the well-being of the West but the subject of slavery can be hard to understand because of its huge geographic and chronological span. This book uses a unique atlas format to present the story of slavery, explaining its historical importance and making this complex story and its geographical setting easy to understand.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780582437807
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
356,277
Product dimensions:
7.48(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction. 1. Slavery in a global setting. 2. The Ancient World. 3. Overland Trade Routes. 4. European slavery and slave trades. 5. Exploration and the spread of sugar. 6. Europeans, slaves and West Africa. 7. Britain, slavery and the slave trade. 8. Africa. 9. The Atlantic. 10. Crossing the Atlantic. 11. Destinations. 12. Arrivals. 13. Brazil. 14. The Caribbean. 15. North America. 16. Cotton and the USA. 17. Slave Resistance. 18. Abolition and Emancipation. 19. East Africa and the Indian Ocean. 20. Slavery after abolition. 21. Chronology

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