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DOCUMENTS ILLUSTRATIVE OF THE HISTORY OF THE SLAVE TRADE TO AMERICA

Donnan, Elizabeth


Item #: 3655

Pages: 4v.
Published: Getzville; William S. Hein & Co., Inc.; 1930. Reprinted in 2002.

Subjects: HUMAN RIGHTS, SLAVERY AND THE LAW

These volumes represent the history of the trade on which the institution of slavery rested. In compiling these volumes, both printed and manuscript sources have been utilized. The papers of the Royal African Company, the Colonial Office Papers, the Spanish archives, narratives of African voyagers and traders, have all been drawn upon. Volumes I - 1441-1700 Volume II - The Eighteenth Century Volume III - New England and the Middle Colonies Volume IV - The Border Colonies and Southern Colonies.

  • An ambitious, four-volume set designed to illustrate the history of the slave trade
  • Included is material outlining the slave trade to the Thirteen Colonies, the British West Indies, and Spanish America
  • Four volumes allow for the inclusion of a wealth of both printed and manuscript sources
  • Volumes are broken out as such:
    • 1) Slave trade through the end of the 17th century
    • 2) Slave trade through 1807
    • 3) Slavery in New England and the Middle Colonies
    • 4) Slavery in the Southern Colonies
  • Texts are presented in their original form except for minor edits for clarity

Hardbound
ItemTypePrice
4 volumesPer Set$425.00Order