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The Dutch in the Atlantic slave trade, 1600-1815

Author: Johannes Postma
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presenting a thorough analysis of the Dutch participation in the transatlantic slave trade, this book is based upon extensive research in Dutch archives. The book examines the whole range of Dutch involvement in the Atlantic slave trade from the beginning of the 1600s to the 19th century.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Johannes Postma
ISBN: 0521365856 9780521365857
OCLC Number: 19397288
Description: xiv, 428 p. : maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foundations of the slave traffic, 1600-61 --
Curaçao and the asiento trade, 1650-1730 --
The Dutch on the West African coast --
Trade and politics on the African coast --
Volume of African exports and origins of slaves --
Organization and mechanics of the trade --
The triangular trade --
The Dutch plantation colonies under WIC monopoly, 1618-1738 --
The era of the free trade, 1730-80 --
The slaves: their treatment and mortality --
Finances, marketing, and profitability --
The end of the Dutch slave trade, 1781-1815.
Responsibility: Johannes Menne Postma.
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Presenting a thorough analysis of the Dutch participation in the transatlantic slave trade, this book is based upon extensive research in Dutch archives. The book examines the whole range of Dutch involvement in the Atlantic slave trade from the beginning of the 1600s to the 19th century.

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