Voyages: The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database


Subject:
Black Resources , United States History , Slavery , Slavery, Abolition, & Emancipation

Description:
This site provides access to four databases (Voyages, Estimates, Images, and African Names) with "information on almost 35,000 slaving voyages that forcibly embarked over 10 million Africans for transport to the Americas between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries." Data includes summary statistics, timelines, graphs, and maps. Site also includes introductory essays, lesson plans, and links to related material. An Emory University Digital Library Research Initiative, with support from international partners.

Publisher:
voyages@emory.edu

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.slavevoyages.org/tast/index.faces


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