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Description - Routes to Slavery by David Eltis

The scale of the Atlantic slave trade has been a central issue in recent debates over transatlantic slavery from 1500 to 1867. Research has generated a vast amount of data on slaving voyages. Containing records of some 25,000 slaving voyages between 1595 and 1867, this data set forms the basis of most of the papers included in this collection. These are complemented by other papers which embody quantitative analysis by examining issues relating to the ethnicity of slaves. In addition to presenting new evidence on mortality trends in the slave trade and on African influences on the history of American slave societies, the volume raises important questions about how slaves reconstructed their identities outside of their homeland.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780714643908
ISBN-10: 0714643904
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 8mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: Frank Cass Publishers
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 31-Jul-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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