The trans-Atlantic slave trade : a database on CD-ROM. (Computer file, 1999) []
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The trans-Atlantic slave trade : a database on CD-ROM.

The trans-Atlantic slave trade : a database on CD-ROM.

Author: David Eltis; Stephen D Behrendt; David Richardson; Herbert S Klein
Publisher: Cambridge, UK : Cambridge University Press, 1999.
Series: EUI cd-rom network.
Edition/Format:   Computer file : CD for computer : Document : Program : EnglishView all editions and formats
Contains records of 27,233 trans-Atlantic slave ship voyages made between 1595 and 1866. Format allows users to track information by time period and geographic region, and includes interactive maps that allow viewers to chart the trans-Atlantic connections. The accompanying data contains materials about people on board, owners and captains, ships' characteristics, and the geographic trajectory of each voyage.

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Genre/Form: databases
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Material Type: Document, Program, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Eltis; Stephen D Behrendt; David Richardson; Herbert S Klein
ISBN: 0521629101 9780521629102
OCLC Number: 43343703
Notes: Title from disc label.
"Edited by David Eltis, Stephen D. Behrendt, David Richardson, Herbert S. Klein"--T.p. of accompanying manual.
Awards: Winner of Frederick Douglass Prize.
Description: 1 computer optical disc : color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 manual (xi, 89 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm)
Details: System requirements: PC with 166MHz Pentium processor; 32MB RAM; Windows 95, 98, or NT operating system; hard disk with 84MB available space; 800 x 600 monitor resolution x 65,536 colors; 6X speed CD-ROM drive.
Contents: How to use this cd-rom --
Introduction --
Nature of sources --
Data variables --
Inputed variables --
Interpretative work.
Series Title: EUI cd-rom network.
Other Titles: Transatlantic slave trade :
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The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade: A Database on CD-ROM contains the records of 25,000 transatlantic slaveship voyages made between 1595 and 1866. Software that allows users to process data by the time  Read more...


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' ... a quite outstanding achievement ... a triumph of enterprise, industry and imaginative reconstruction ... This whole project is an example of historical cooperation at its finest ... This Read more...

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Ships mentioned in this CD-ROM are listed at

by ShipIndex (WorldCat user published 2009-09-01) Very Good Permalink

Note to researchers: The vessels mentioned in this CD-ROM's index are included in the freely-accessible online database at Use that site to explore more than 100,000 ship references from this and dozens of other books, journals, databases, and more. You'll find useful links back...
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