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Routes to Slavery: Direction, Ethnicity and Mortality in the Transatlantic Slave Trade
     

Routes to Slavery: Direction, Ethnicity and Mortality in the Transatlantic Slave Trade

by David Eltis
 

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Containing records of some 25,000 slaving voyages between 1595 and 1867, this data set forms the basis of most of the papers included in this collection. Other papers offer quantitative analysis in the ethnicity of slaves, mortality trends and slaves' reconstruction of their identities.

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Containing records of some 25,000 slaving voyages between 1595 and 1867, this data set forms the basis of most of the papers included in this collection. Other papers offer quantitative analysis in the ethnicity of slaves, mortality trends and slaves' reconstruction of their identities.

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Most papers in this collection explore the meaning of data on the Atlantic slave trade collected by the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for Afro-American Research at Harvard University. Other essays supplement the quantitative analysis by examining issues relating to the ethnicity of slaves. Themes include mortality trends in the slave trade, African influences on the history of American slave societies, and how slaves reconstructed their identities outside their homeland. This group of studies first appeared in a Special Issue on "Direction, Ethnicity, and Mortality in the Transatlantic Slave Trade" in , v.18, no.1. Paper edition (unseen), $19.50. Distributed by ISBS. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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ISBN-13:
9781136314667
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/11/2013
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Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
160
File size:
4 MB

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