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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, 1999, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the rise and fall of the business of slave trading, from fifteenth-century Portuguese slaving expeditions to the abolition of slavery in Cuba and Brazil twenty-five years after the American Emancipation Proclamation.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hugh Thomas
ISBN: 0684835657 9780684835655
OCLC Number: 461428672
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: 1997.
"A Touchstone book."
Description: 908 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
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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Barbara Stanton Detroit Free Press Thomas has taken a sprawling subject and turned it into a disciplined, compelling narrative. Hardy Green Business Week Masterly....With its uncompromising show of Read more...

 
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