African conceptions of gender and the slave traffic.

@article{Gu2001AfricanCO,
  title={African conceptions of gender and the slave traffic.},
  author={Nwokeji Gu},
  journal={William and Mary Quarterly},
  year={2001},
  volume={58},
  pages={47-68}
}
  • Nwokeji Gu
  • Published 2001
  • Sociology
  • William and Mary Quarterly
  • HE gender and age structure of the transatlantic slave trade is critical to T understanding the development of societies of the Atlantic rim. From the broad perspective of contact between the Old World and the New, two salient characteristics of that structure have emerged from the recent literature. First, as is now well known, males predominated in the Atlantic slave trade, though compared to other branches of pre-nineteenth-century migration, both coerced and free, females and children were… CONTINUE READING
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