The Dutch in the Atlantic Slave Trade, 1600-1815

The Dutch in the Atlantic Slave Trade, 1600-1815

by Johannes Postma
     
 

Presents a thorough analysis of the Dutch participation in the transatlantic slave trade.See more details below

Overview

Presents a thorough analysis of the Dutch participation in the transatlantic slave trade.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521365857
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/25/1990
Pages:
444
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.14(d)

Table of Contents

List of tables, figures and maps; Preface; 1. Foundations of the slave traffic, 1600–61; 2. Curaçao and the asiento trade, 1650–1730; 3. The Dutch on the West African coast; 4. Trade and politics on the African coast; 5. Volume of African exports and origins of slaves; 6. Organization and mechanics of the trade; 7. The triangular trade; 8. The Dutch plantation colonies under WIC monopoly, 1618–1738; 9. The era of the free trade, 1730–80; 10. The slaves: their treatment and mortality; 11. Finances, marketing and profitability; 12. The end of the Dutch slave trade, 1781–1815; Appendixes; Bibliography; Index.

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