ISBN-10:
0521465885
ISBN-13:
9780521465885
Pub. Date:
01/28/1999
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
The Atlantic Slave Trade / Edition 1

The Atlantic Slave Trade / Edition 1

by Herbert S. Klein, Stuart Schwartz

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ISBN-13: 9780521465885
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 01/28/1999
Series: New Approaches to the Americas Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 206
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.59(d)

About the Author

Herbert S. Klein is the author of 22 books and 155 articles in several languages on Latin America and comparative themes in social and economic history. Among these books are The Middle Passage: Comparative Studies in the Atlantic Slave Trade (1978) and four studies of slavery, the most recent of which are Slavery and the Economy of S�o Paulo, 1750�850 (co-author, 2003), African Slavery in Latin America and the Caribbean (co-author, 2008), and Slavery in Brazil (co-author, 2009), as well as four books on Bolivian history, including A Concise History of Bolivia (2003). He has also published books on such diverse themes as The American Finances of the Spanish Empire, 1680�809 (1998) and A Population History of the United States (2004).

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Slavery in Western development; 2. American labor demand; 3. Africa at the time of the Atlantic slave trade; 4. The European organization of the slave trade; 5. The African organization of the slave trade; 6. The middle passage; 7. Social and cultural impact of the slave trade on America; 8. The end of the slave trade; Appendix tables; Bibliographic essay.

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