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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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While they waited, the British indeed captured two Spanish slave ships belonging to Pedro Martinez, a Havana-based slave trader. La Gaceta, now in a delicate phase of her voyage, had to carefully test the waters before going up river again to load the captives.
"Worse still, the Welshman was accused of being a slave trader on the White Nile two decades after Britain banned it," he said.
The finding was discovered by retired journalist and genealogist Roger Hughes and historian Josepeh Opala, who compared the signature of ruthless slave trader Thomas Walker and the known Bush ancestor of the same name.
And in Astapor, Daenerys's negotiations with the vile slave trader for his army of eunuch soldiers has her advisors wondering if she has lost her mind.
Benjamin Walker plays Abraham who, as a boy, sees his mum fall victim to vampire and slave trader Jack Barts.
"The Aukmondi: Secret of the Yululu Bone" tells the tale of a tribe of Africans in the 1700s on the run from a slave trader. Finding the Aukmondi, a highly advanced African civilization.
Deftly written by Linda Granfield, "Out of Slavery: The Journey to Amazing Grace" is the true story of John Newton, former slave trader and ship's captain who found redemption during a storm in 1748, when his slave ship, the Greyhound, was threatened with destruction.
Professor Crout will describe John Newton's transformation from being a slave trader to campaigning for the abolition of the slave trade.
In the fourth-century gag, a man goes up to a slave trader and moans: "The slave you sold me died."
Set in Peru and "directly concerned with conquest, colonialism, and slavery" (71), Alzire was viewed by the slave trader Joseph Mosneron who, like others of his class, read works by Rousseau and others Enlightenment figures.
PRINCETON - James DeWolf Perry V remembers his father talking about James DeWolf, his great-great-great-great grandfather, as "having been a slave trader, among his many other businesses."
His life is the stuff of legend: press-ganged into the Navy he was a trouble-maker who found work as a slave trader. In 1748 he was converted but carried on as a trader for six years.