Danish Shipping Along the Triangular Route, 1671–1802: voyages and conditions on board

  title={Danish Shipping Along the Triangular Route, 1671–1802: voyages and conditions on board},
  author={Erik G{\o}bel},
  journal={Scandinavian Journal of History},
  pages={135 - 155}
  • Erik Gøbel
  • Published 1 May 2011
  • History
  • Scandinavian Journal of History
The transatlantic slave trade, c.1500–1866, was carried out by the largest maritime nations in Europe. From the 1660s to 1802 such triangular route expeditions were also carried out under the Danish flag, making up almost 1% of the total trade. Thanks to well preserved archival sources many Danish triangular voyages can be described in detail. This article discusses the Danish voyages and compares them to those of other nations, with regard to number of voyages, sailing routes, duration of… 
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