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The slave trade : the story of the Atlantic slave trade, 1440-1870

Author: Hugh Thomas
Publisher: New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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Chronicles the history of the African slave trade by Portugal, Brazil, Great Britain, France, Spain, the Netherlands, and the United States, from the first Portuguese slaving expeditions, through the abolitionist movements, to the final days of the trade in Cuba and Brazil. Includes who the slavers and abolitionists were, how profitable the business was, the African rulers and peoples who collaborated, the towns  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Thomas, Hugh, 1931-
Slave trade.
New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, ©1997
(DLC) 97017234
(OCoLC)36884041
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hugh Thomas
ISBN: 9781476737454 1476737452
OCLC Number: 605341315
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (908 pages, [32] pages of plates) : illustrations, portraits, 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.
Responsibility: Hugh Thomas.

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In a balanced approach to an explosive subject, a history professor portrays the rise, apogee, and decline of the slave trade, exposing its impact on world politics and civilization. of photos. Maps.  Read more...

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Gregory Kane Baltimore "Sun" "The Slave Trade" is more than just a history of the transatlantic peddling of human flesh. It is the story, in microcosm, of four continents: Europe, Africa, North Read more...

 
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