And the 2015 reassessment of the Slave Trade
Database by Alex Borucki, David Eltis, and David Wheat ("Atlantic History and the Slave Trade
to Spanish America," American Historical Review 120:433-61) is another remarkable sign that the field of the Spanish slave trade
is transforming the history of the Atlantic world; their inspiring work also suggests that there is still much to be done in that direction.
When the campaign to abolish the slave trade
began in the 1780s, opposition in the city was strong.
One of O'Malley's many surprising insights is that the mortality rate of the intercolonial slave trade
may have been comparable to that of the deadly Middle Passage.
It will mark the 185th anniversary of Turners rebellion, as well as the International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade
and its Abolition, observed annually by UNESCO on 23 August.
Educators promote the day by informing people about the historical events associated with slave trade
, the consequences of slave trade
, and to promote tolerance and human rights.
McInnis, a scholar who has studied the slave trade
in Richmond, said the city should embrace the moment.
The book begins with a review of the East African slave trade
and the middle passages across the Indian Ocean.
COMPARING THE INTEGRITY AND forthrightness of European politicians of old and their descendants of today, at least judging from the descendants' recent escapades in Cote d'Ivoire, Libya and other such places; where a "no-fly zone" and the "protection of civilians" become a licence for regime change, is like comparing chalk and cheese--if a recently discovered treasure trove of British official records on the Transatlantic Slave Trade
, dating back to 1806, is any guide.
Establish the historical fact of the Atlantic slave trade
Captives as Commodities is an overview of the transatlantic slave trade
from its fifteenth-century origins to its abolition in the nineteenth century.
A remarkable illustration appears in the first volume of Thomas Clarksons History of the Rise, Progress, and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the Slave Trade
by the British Parliament (1808).
This edited work by Henri Medard and Shane Doyle, Slavery in the Great Lakes Region, is an ambitious attempt to further elucidate the various structures and processes of slavery and the slave trade
in the lacustrine region of East Africa, including Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Kenya and the Congo.