The Seventeenth-century Slave Trade in the Documents of the English, Dutch, Swedish, Danish and Prussian Royal Slave Trading Companies

@article{Sutton2015TheSS,
  title={The Seventeenth-century Slave Trade in the Documents of the English, Dutch, Swedish, Danish and Prussian Royal Slave Trading Companies},
  author={A. Sutton},
  journal={Slavery & Abolition},
  year={2015},
  volume={36},
  pages={445 - 459}
}
  • A. Sutton
  • Published 2015
  • Sociology
  • Slavery & Abolition
  • Historians have traditionally placed the seventeenth-century records of the main European slave trading companies, such as the British Royal Africa Company and the Dutch West India Company, in the context of history of empire and commerce. More recently, these records are being revisited to parse the more tenuous cues for social and cultural history of West African polities and the enslaved. This article introduces the underutilized collections of the smaller Northern European slave trading… CONTINUE READING
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