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slave trade

the business of trading in slaves, esp the transportation of Black Africans to America from the 16th to 19th centuries
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Both readings, however, constitute an intra-psychic experience that clearly spells out the psychosomatic traumas of a history of slavery.
The area I worked had a deep history of slavery and elephant hunting.
Reed's Flight to Canada relates its examination of chattel slavery to the critique of contemporary commodity culture, as it draws parallels between the two and shows how the history of slavery haunts the present.
Despite these minor quibbles, this is an excellent piece of scholarship that should become a standard work both in the history of slavery, and the history of health and medicine, in the 19thcentury Caribbean world.
George had an incredibly good memory and an encyclopaedic knowledge of subjects ranging from linguistics, to literature, music and history including the history of slavery.
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But now a more complete map of her ancestors--including the slave mother Melvinia, the white father, and their biracial son, Dolphus Shields--fully connects the first black First Lady to the history of slavery.
This pre-Civil War sequel to "Child Out of Place" provides a gripping story context for the real issues and history of slavery in New England.
Clinton is referred to by many in Haiti as a colonial governor, a term rooted in the long history of slavery under France and US military occupation.
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The discovery of so many bones is of enormous importance in researching the history of slavery.

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