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A general view of the African slave-trade

William Roscoe

A general view of the African slave-trade

demonstrating its injustice and impolicy: with hints towards a bill for its abolition.

by William Roscoe

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Published by printed for R. Faulder in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 992, no. 1.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination39,[1]p.
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16876345M

  There were various events that took place in the African slave trade between and This paper will look at these key events and show their importance. Beginning of slave trade The commencement of slave trade was seen to be when a ship that was sailing from Portugal came back with 12 Africans who were meant to be solved into slavery. View contents. View Citation Fighting the Slave Trade is the first book to explore in a systematic manner the strategies Africans used to protect and defend themselves and their communities from the onslaught of the Atlantic slave trade a nd how they assaulted challenges widely held myths of African passivity and general complicity in Cited by:

  ‘Where the Negroes Are Masters’ is an important work about an African port during the slave trade. Sections ; The tale of an African “prince” with which the book opens is . A masterful survey of the origins, development, nature, and decline of the trade in African men, women, and children, drawing heavily on original sources. Thomas (Conquest: Montezuma, CortÇs and the Fall of Old Mexico, , etc.) argues that, while the practice of slavery was widespread in Europe even during the Middle Ages, it was the Portuguese, as their explorers .

The African slave trade is just one chapter in a book of Man’s inhumanity toward Man. A book that proves the adage that (Homō hominī lupus) man is the wolf of man. Arab Slave TradeAuthor: Richard Lawson Singley.   Basil Davidson states that by examining three important areas of Africa in the history of slavery 'against a general background of their time and circumstance' he was taking 'a fresh look at the oversea slave trade, the steady year-by-year export of African labour to the West Indies and the Americas that marked the greatest and most fateful migration - forced migration Brand: Little, Brown and Company.


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General view of the African slave-trade. London: Printed for R. Faulder, (OCoLC) Microform version: General view of the African slave-trade. London: Printed for R. Faulder, (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: OCLC Number: Notes.

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The forms of slavery in Africa were closely related to kinship structures. In many African communities, where land could not be owned, enslavement of individuals was used as a means to increase the influence a person had and expand connections. This made slaves a permanent part of a master's lineage and the children of slaves could become closely connected with the.

A General view of the African slave-trade: demonstrating its injustice and impolicy: with hints towards a bill for its abolition. Publisher: London: Printed for R. Faulder, Basil Davidson states that by examining three important areas of Africa in the history of slavery 'against a general background of their time and circumstance' he was taking 'a fresh look at the oversea slave trade, the steady year-by-year export of African labour to the West Indies and the Americas that marked the greatest and most fateful migration - forced migration - in the history.

THE SLAVE TRADE: The Story of the Atlantic Slave Trade User Review - Kirkus. A masterful survey of the origins, development, nature, and decline of the trade in African men, women, and children, drawing heavily on original sources.3/5(1).

The author of the award-winning Servants of Allah: African Muslims Enslaved in the Americas, Sylviane A. Diouf also initiated and co-organized the conference “Fighting Back: African Strategies against the Slave Trade” held at Rutgers University.

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A view of the present state of the African slave trade. The contents of the Library of Congress African American Perspectives collection have no known copyright restrictions and are free to use and reuse.

Credit Line: Library of Congress, Rare Book and Special Collections Division. Cite This Item. Citations are generated automatically. This book provides a really interesting perspective on the slave trade from the insight of the African civilizations at the time.

While this book has some interesting information about the slave trade, it is not as Eurocentric as other sources, so it would be best to focus on those as opposed to this one.

Eltis, David. Though Congress outlawed the African slave trade indomestic slave trade flourished, and the slave population in the US nearly tripled over the next 50 years.

The domestic trade continued into the s and displaced approximately million men, women, and children, the vast majority of whom were born in America. The Foulahs of Central Africa, and the African slave trade Summary An extended discussion about the Fulani (Foulahs) of West Africa as a people who could be enrolled in the effort to stop the slave trade at its source.

Deals mostly with Fulani ethnology and language rather than with slavery or the slave trade. For more than a hundred years, even serious students of the history of slavery believed the number of African slaves brought to the Americas was between 15 to 20 million.

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The Brussels Conference Act of (full title: Convention Relative to the Slave Trade and Importation into Africa of Firearms, Ammunition, and Spiritous Liquors) was a collection of anti-slavery measures signed in Brussels on 2 July (and which entered into force on 31 August ) to, as the act itself puts it, "put an end to Negro Slave Trade by land as well as by sea.

'This is a valuable addition to the growing scholarship on the Angolan slave trade. While grounding his book on African dynamics and contexts, Domingues da Silva explores historical linkages with the wider Atlantic world.

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