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The Two Princes of Calabar: An Eighteenth-Century Atlantic Odyssey
Prologue 1. "A Very Bloody Transaction": Old Calabar and the Massacre of 1767 2. "Nothing But Sivellety and Fare Trade": Old Calabar and the Impact of the Slave Trade on an African Society 3. "ThisExpand
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Paths to Freedom: Manumission in the Atlantic World
This book presents an international comparative study of a mode of emancipation that worked to reinforce the institution of slavery. Manumission - the act of freeing a slave while the institution ofExpand
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Where the Negroes Are Masters: An African Port in the Era of the Slave Trade
Annamaboe was the largest slave trading port on the eighteenth-century Gold Coast, and it was home to successful, wily African merchants whose unusual partnerships with their European counterpartsExpand
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Money, trade, and power : the evolution of colonial South Carolina's plantation society
Reflecting the burgeoning interest of colonial historians in South Carolina and its role as the economic and cultural center of the Lower South, Money, Trade, and Power is a comprehensive explorationExpand
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Blind Justice: The United States's Failure to Curb the Illegal Slave Trade
  • R. Sparks
  • Sociology
  • Law and History Review
  • 1 February 2017
On March 2, 1807, President Thomas Jefferson signed a bill outlawing the African slave trade. Opponents of the traffic rejoiced that the bill was passed at almost the same time as a similarExpand
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Two Princes of Calabar: An Atlantic Odyssey from Slavery to Freedom
N 1767, English traders captured and sold into slavery Little Ephraim Robin John and Ancona Robin Robin John, young members of one of the ruling families of Old Calabar, a major slave trading port inExpand
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