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Intra-American and Caribbean Destinations and Transit Points for the Slave Trade

@article{Welch2008IntraAmericanAC,
  title={Intra-American and Caribbean Destinations and Transit Points for the Slave Trade},
  author={P. Welch},
  journal={The Journal of Caribbean history},
  year={2008},
  volume={42},
  pages={46}
}
  • P. Welch
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of Caribbean history
  • IntroductionThe commemoration of the two-hundredth centennial of the abolition of the British slave trade in 2007 has provided an opportunity for historians to revisit the nature and scope of the African holocaust. For many, the fact that for over three hundred years there were in excess of 25,000 voyages, disembarking more than eleven million persons (some estimates go as high as twenty million or more) in the New World, illustrates the large-scale, involuntary migration of Africans.1 The… CONTINUE READING
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