A View of the Slave Trade From the Margin: Souroudougou in the Late Nineteenth-Century Slave Trade of the Niger Bend

@article{Hubbell2001AVO,
  title={A View of the Slave Trade From the Margin: Souroudougou in the Late Nineteenth-Century Slave Trade of the Niger Bend},
  author={Andrew Hubbell},
  journal={The Journal of African History},
  year={2001},
  volume={42},
  pages={25-47}
}
  • Andrew Hubbell
  • Published 2001
  • Sociology
  • The Journal of African History
  • The region of Souroudougou played a dynamic role in the regional slave trade of the western Niger Bend during the nineteenth century, supplying slaves to neighboring states. A number of mechanisms, termed here ‘indirect linkages’, connected sources of slaves in Souroudougou to the broader regional slave trade. These took the form of commercial activity by Muslim mercantile groups, banditry and alliances formed between neighboring states and local power brokers in Souroudougou. At the same time… CONTINUE READING

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