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Extending the frontiers : essays on the new transatlantic slave trade database

Author: David Eltis; David Richardson
Publisher: New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Essay : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The essays in this book provide statistical analysis of the transatlantic slave trade, focusing especially on Brazil and Portugal, from the 17th through the 19th century. It contains the most up-to-date and comprehensive research on slave ship voyages, origins, destinations, numbers of slaves per port, country, year, and period. In 1999 the same authors published The Transatlantic Slave Trade Dataset (Cambridge,  Read more...
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Extending the frontiers.
New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2007043711
(OCoLC)179832364
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Eltis; David Richardson
ISBN: 9780300151749 0300151748
OCLC Number: 390907611
Notes: "The essays in this book provide statistical analysis of the transatlantic slave trade, focusing especially on Brazil and Portugal, from the 17th through the 19th century. It contains the most up-to-date and comprehensive research on slave ship voyages, origins, destinations, numbers of slaves per port, country, year, and period. In 1999 the same authors published The Transatlantic Slave Trade Dataset (Cambridge, book and CD), but it did not include data on Brazil and Central America, which this book fills in"--Provided by the publisher.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 377 pages) : illustrations, maps
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Map of the transatlantic slave trade, 1501-1867 --
A new assessment of the transatlantic slave trade / David Eltis and David Richardson --
Origins and destinations --
The foundations of the system: a reassessment of the slave trade to the Spanish Americas in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries / António de Almeida Mendes --
The slave trade to Pernambuco, 1561-1851 / Daniel Barros Domingues da Silva and David Eltis --
The transatlantic slave trade to Bahia, 1582-1851 / Alexandre Vieira Ribeiro --
The origins of slaves leaving the Upper Guinea coast in the nineteenth century / Philip Misevich --
The African origins of slaves arriving in Cuba, 1789-1865 / Oscar Grandío Moráguez --
National slave trades --
The significance of the French slave trade to the evolution of the French Atlantic world before 1716 / James Pritchard, David Eltis, David Richardson --
The Dutch in the Atlantic world : new perspectives from the slave trade with particular reference to the African origins of the traffic / Jelmer Vos, David Eltis, David Richardson --
The slave trade of northern Germany from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries / Andrea Weindl --
Some wider consequences and implications of the new data --
The slave trade, colonial markets, and slave families in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, ca. 1790-ca. 1830 / Manolo Florentino --
The suppression of the slave trade and slave departures from Angola, 1830s-1860s / Roquinaldo Ferreira --
The demographic decline of Caribbean slave populations : new evidence from the transatlantic and intra-American slave trades / David Eltis and Paul Lachance.
Other Titles: Trans-Atlantic slave trade.
Essays on the new transatlantic slave trade database
Responsibility: edited by David Eltis and David Richardson.

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