The Atlantic Slave Trade

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-09-26
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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A volume in the Problems in World History series, this book features a variety of secondary-source essays that are carefully edited for both content and length, making this single volume a convenient alternative to course packets or multiple monographs. Most often used as a supplementary text for upper-level courses, The Atlantic Slave Trade includes chapter introductions, essay introductions, and annotated bibliographies.

Table of Contents

Why Were Africans Enslaved?
Economics Not Racism, as the Root of
The Simultaneous Invention of
Sugar and Slavery from the Old to the New World
The Cultural Roots of
The Slave Trade Within Africa Mungo Park,West Africa in the 1790s
African Narratives of Enslavement
West Central Africa Joseph E. Inikori,Guns for Slaves
The Middle Passage Olaudah Equiano,An African's Ordeal
An Abolitionist's Evidence
A Historian's Recount
Profits and Losses
The Achievements of the "Numbers Game"
Effects in Africa
An Alliance to Raid for Slaves
The Unequal Partnership Between Africans and Europeans
Social and Demographic Transformations
Africa's Effects on the Slave Trade
Effects in Europe and the Americas
Slavery, Industrialization, and Abolition
The Williams Thesis after Fifty Years
An African Nation in Colonial Louisiana
African Cultural Dynamics in the Americas
Abolition Adrian Hastings,Abolitionists Black and White
African Opponents of Abolition
The Idea of Progress
Slave Revolts and the End of Slavery
Suggestions for Further Reading
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