Inhuman Traffick: The International Struggle against the Transatlantic Slave Trade: A Graphic History

Inhuman Traffick: The International Struggle against the Transatlantic Slave Trade: A Graphic History

by Rafe Blaufarb, Liz Clarke

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199334070
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 09/01/2014
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 211,625
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Rafe Blaufarb is Professor of History and the Ben Weider Eminent Scholar at Florida State University.

Liz Clarke is a professional illustrator based in Cape Town, South Africa.

Table of Contents

Maps and Figures
Preface: The Making of Inhuman Traffick
About the Author and Illustrator

Part 1: Historical Context

The Atlantic Environment
The Slave Trades of Africa
Who Were the Captives?
Temporalities of the Trade
The Middle Passage
In America
The Origins of Abolitionism
Abolition in 1807
Internationalizing Abolitionism
The West African Squadron
Effects of Interdiction
Beyond the 1817 Treaties
Results of British Abolitionism
How the End of the Transatlantic Slave Trade Effected African Society
Emancipation in America and Africa
The Neirsée Incident in Atlantic Context
Cast of Characters

Part 2: The Graphic History

Chapter 1: International Efforts Against the Transatlantic Slave Trade
Chapter 2: The Neirsée Incident
Chapter 3: Sold into Slavery
Chapter 4: An International Incident
Chapter 5: From Happening to History

Part 3: The Primary Sources

Documents 1-4: West Africa: Seizure of the Neirsée
Documents 5-10: Caribbean: Enslaved on Guadeloupe
Documents 11-20: Caribbean: Colonial Authorities in Action
Documents 21-37: Europe: A Diplomatic Incident

Part 4: The Questions

Time, space, and technology
Slave Trade Database
Primary Source Documents
Making of the Graphic History
Gaps and Silences

Timeline of the Atlantic-Slave Trade

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