The Slave Trade: The Formal Demography of a Global System

  title={The Slave Trade: The Formal Demography of a Global System},
  author={P. Manning},
  journal={Social Science History},
  • P. Manning
  • Published 1990
  • History
  • Social Science History
If the best-known aspects of African slavery remain the horrors of the middle passage and the travail of plantation life in the Americas, recent work has nonetheless provided some important reminders of the Old World ramifications of slavery (Miller 1988; Meillassoux 1986; Miers and Roberts 1988; Manning in press-a). Millions of slaves were sent from sub-Saharan Africa to serve in households and plantations in North Africa and the Middle East and suffered heavy casualties on their difficult… Expand

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--(in press-a) Slavery and African Life
  • Journal of African History
  • 1988
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