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‘Into speyne to selle for slavys’: English, Spanish, and Genoese Merchant Networks and their Involvement with the ‘Cost of Gwynea’ Trade before 1550

HEATHER DALTON

in Brokers of Change: Atlantic Commerce and Cultures in Pre-Colonial Western Africa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265208
eISBN:
9780191754180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265208.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

In 1541, Roger Barlow, an English merchant who had traded with Spain's Atlantic settlements from Seville in the 1520s, presented Henry VIII with a cosmography containing his personal account of the ... More


The British Empire and the Atlantic Slave Trade, 1660–1807

David Richardson

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume II: The Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205630
eISBN:
9780191676710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205630.003.0020
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

In 1660–1807, the British were the pre-eminent slave traders of the western hemisphere. The growth of British slaving activity between 1660 and 1807 was accompanied by major changes in its ... More


The Early Medieval Slave Trade of the Central Sahel: Archaeological and Historical Considerations

Anne Haour

in Slavery in Africa: Archaeology and Memory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264782
eISBN:
9780191754012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264782.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

The trans-Atlantic trade that brought slaves from the African continent to the New World has generated such interest and controversy that it has tended to obscure another significant African slave ... More


Archaeological Perspectives on the Atlantic Slave Trade: Contrasts in Time and Space in Benin and Guinea

Kenneth G. Kelly

in Slavery in Africa: Archaeology and Memory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264782
eISBN:
9780191754012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264782.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter explores the impacts of the Atlantic slave trade between Africa and the European settlements of the New World on two settings along the West African coast. The Atlantic slave trade ... More


Jews and New Christians in the Atlantic Slave Trade

Seymour Drescher

in Jews and the Civil War: A Reader

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740910
eISBN:
9780814786796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740910.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter examines the role of Jews and New Christians in the Atlantic slave trade. It discusses the three phases of the African slave trade, each succeeding phase numerically larger than its ... More


The Atlantic Slave Trade to 1650

Herbert Klein

in Tropical Babylons: Sugar and the Making of the Atlantic World, 1450-1680

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807828755
eISBN:
9781469603667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895627_schwartz.11
Subject:
History, Latin American History

By examining the Atlantic slave trade in the period prior to 1650, this chapter argues that despite its synchrony with the rise of sugar production, the slave trade evolved independently of the ... More


The Journeys of Amistad’s Orphans

Benjamin N. Lawrance

in Amistad's Orphans: An Atlantic Story of Children, Slavery, and Smuggling

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300198454
eISBN:
9780300210439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198454.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter employs the journeys of Amistad's orphans as a vehicle to distinguish myth from reality as part of investigating the complexity of child mobility in the nineteenth-century Atlantic ... More


The Slave Trade of Northern Germany from the Seventeenth to the Nineteenth Centuries

Andrea Weindl

in Extending the Frontiers: Essays on the New Transatlantic Slave Trade Database

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300134360
eISBN:
9780300151749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300134360.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on the German slave traders who played, at most, a minor part in the history of the transatlantic slave trade. The ending of the Brandenburg slave trade came quite abruptly after ... More


The Business of Slavery and the Making of Race

Christy Clark-Pujara

in Dark Work: The Business of Slavery in Rhode Island

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479870424
eISBN:
9781479822898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479870424.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter explain how the business of slavery encouraged the emergence of slavery. Prior to the pursuit of commerce in the Atlantic economy, Rhode Islanders sought to restrict and even ban ... More


The Clustering of African Ethnicities in the Americas

Gwendolyn Midlo Hall

in Slavery and African Ethnicities in the Americas: Restoring the Links

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807829738
eISBN:
9781469605180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876862_hall.7
Subject:
History, African-American History

Although Africa is a huge continent with many different peoples, only some of them were involved in the Atlantic slave trade. During the first two centuries of the Atlantic slave trade, few enslaved ... More


Making Invisible Africans Visible: Coasts, Ports, Regions, and Ethnicities

Gwendolyn Midlo Hall

in Slavery and African Ethnicities in the Americas: Restoring the Links

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807829738
eISBN:
9781469605180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876862_hall.6
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter attempts to make Africans, who played a crucial role in the formation of new cultures throughout the Americas, more visible. It discusses several studies of African diaspora in the ... More


The Atlantic Crucible

Audra A. Diptee

in From Africa to Jamaica: The Making of an Atlantic Slave Society, 17751807

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034829
eISBN:
9780813038414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034829.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

The history of the Atlantic slave trade is a history of human encounters. Relationships between blacks and whites under slavery may have been defined by “race” and “power,” but it was also defined by ... More


Gold, God, Race, and Slaves

Gwendolyn Midlo Hall

in Slavery and African Ethnicities in the Americas: Restoring the Links

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807829738
eISBN:
9781469605180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876862_hall.5
Subject:
History, African-American History

Slave trade and slavery have existed throughout the world for millennia. As the Atlantic slave trade began, slavery became associated with blacks, and antiblack racism became very powerful in Europe ... More


Greater Senegambia/Upper Guinea

Gwendolyn Midlo Hall

in Slavery and African Ethnicities in the Americas: Restoring the Links

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807829738
eISBN:
9781469605180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876862_hall.8
Subject:
History, African-American History

The earliest Atlantic slave trade began in the Greater Senegambia. This region was an important source of African slaves, who were shipped to the Americas for the rest of the eighteenth century. This ... More


Introduction: The Orphans of La Amistad

Benjamin N. Lawrance

in Amistad's Orphans: An Atlantic Story of Children, Slavery, and Smuggling

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300198454
eISBN:
9780300210439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198454.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book traces the lives of six African children in an attempt to demonstrate that the lived experiences of slave children are indeed recoverable, arguing that the role of African child slaves in ... More


The African Presence in Yucatan: Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

Pilar Zabala

in Natives, Europeans, and Africans in Colonial Campeche: History and Archaeology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034928
eISBN:
9780813039626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034928.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter focuses on the African roots of the Yucatan and provides fresh insights into the origins, arrival, and integration of Afro Caribs during the colonial period and into the evolving roles ... More


Zephaniah Kingsley Jr. and the Atlantic World: Slave Trader, Plantation Owner, Emancipator

Daniel L. Schafer

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044620
eISBN:
9780813046341
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044620.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Zephaniah Kingsley Jr., 1765–1843, was born in England, reared in Charleston, South Carolina during the American Revolution, and moved to British New Brunswick when his merchant father was banished ... More


The Love of Liberty

Lisa A. Lindsay

in Atlantic Bonds: A Nineteenth-Century Odyssey from America to Africa: A Nineteenth-Century Odyssey from America to Africa

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631127
eISBN:
9781469631141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631127.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Within months of his arrival in Liberia in 1853, Church Vaughan was able to undertake more of the rights and duties of citizenship than he ever had before. He trained and served with a militia; he ... More


Lower Guinea: The Bight of Biafra

Gwendolyn Midlo Hall

in Slavery and African Ethnicities in the Americas: Restoring the Links

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807829738
eISBN:
9781469605180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876862_hall.10
Subject:
History, African-American History

The Atlantic slave trade from the Bight of Biafra rose rapidly during the eighteenth century and continued well into the nineteenth century, bringing a significant number of slaves to Cuba. This ... More


Introduction

Katie Donington, Ryan Hanley, and Jessica Moody

in Britain's History and Memory of Transatlantic Slavery

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781781382776
eISBN:
9781786944009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382776.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Introduction to this volume (Britain’s History and Memory of Transatlantic Slavery) sets out the current context of scholarship on the history of Britain’s involvement in transatlantic slavery ... More


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