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					The Atlantic Slave Trade
Series Editor: Jeremy Black, University of Exeter, UK

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The Atlantic Slave Trade                                    The Atlantic Slave Trade                                     The Atlantic Slave Trade
Volume I Origins–1600                                       Volume II Seventeenth Century                                Volume III Eighteenth Century
Edited by JErEmy BlAcK, University of Exeter, UK            Edited by JErEmy BlAcK, University of Exeter, UK             Edited by JErEmy BlAcK, University of Exeter, UK
The Atlantic Slave Trade                                    The Atlantic Slave Trade                                     The Atlantic Slave Trade
covering the Atlantic slave trade from its origins to       The essays in this volume discuss the development            The eighteenth century saw the high point of the
1600, the essays in this collection look at the reasons     of the Atlantic slave trade in the seventeenth century,      Atlantic slave trade. This volume contains essays
for the causes of slavery and serfdom, slavery in           looking at issues such as how African societies              which examine the commercial and financial structure
Africa, the development of the slave trade, the             reacted to the trade, the economic origins of black          of the British slave trade, the contribution of other
demographic situation in latin America and European         slavery in the British west indies and the growth of         European countries to the trade and the effects of the
attitudes to slavery as an institution.                     plantations responding to changes in European diet           trade on west and west central Africa.
conTEnTS: introduction; The causes of slavery               - particularly the rise of the sugar economy.                conTEnTS: introduction; Slave exports from west
or serfdom: a hypothesis, E.d. domar; Some                  conTEnTS: introduction; African slavery and other            and west-central Africa, 1700–1810: new estimates
considerations relating to property rights in man,          forms of social oppression on the upper Guinea coast         of volume and distribution, david richardson; Price
S. Engerman; The volume of the Atlantic slave trade: a      in the context of the Atlantic slave trade, walter           of slaves in west and west-central Africa: toward an
synthesis, Paul E. lovejoy; The inter-Atlantic paradigm:    rodney; African societies and the Atlantic slave             annual series, 1698–1807, david richardson; King
the failure of Spanish medieval colonization of the         trade, J.d. Fage; ‘Here is no resisting the country’:        Agaja of dahomey, the slave trade, and the question
canary and caribbean islands, A.m. Stevens-Arroyo;          the realities of power in Afro-European relations on         of west African plantations: the mission of Bulfinch
waranga, Akan and the Portuguese in the 15th and            the west African ‘slave coast’, robin law; Hunting           lambe and Adomo Tomo to England, 1726–32, r. law;
16th centuries, i. wilks; Slavery in Africa and the slave   for rents: the economics of slaving in pre-colonial          whitehaven and the 18th-century British slave trade,
trades from Africa, Janet J. Ewald; Slaves and society      Africa, E.w. Evans and david richardson; Encomienda,         d. richardson and m.m. Schofield; The commercial
in western Africa, c. 1445–c. 1700, J.d. Fage;              African slavery, and agriculture in 17th-century             and financial organisation of the British slave trade,
Estimating aboriginal American population: an               caracas, robert J. Ferry; The French slave trade: an         1750–1807, richard Sheridan; market structure and
appraisal of techniques with a new hemispheric              overview, david Geggus; The economic origins of black        the profits of the British African trade in the late
estimate, Henry F. dobyns; The indian population of         slavery in the British west indies, 1640–80: a tentative     18th century, Joseph E. inikori; Profitability of the
north America in 1492, J.d. daniels; The Tainos of          analysis of the Barbados model, H. Beckles; The              British trade in slaves once again, william darity, jr.;
Hispaniola, F. moya Pons; indian labour and new world       economics of transition to the black labour system in        Productivity in the transatlantic slave trade, david
plantations: European demands and indian responses          Barbados, 1630–80, H. Beckles and A. downes; Trade,          Eltis and david richardson; Evidence on English-
in northern Brazil, S.B. Schwartz; cultural change and      plunder and economic development in early English            African terms of trade in the 18th century, Henry A.
military resistance in Araucanian chile, 1550–1730,         Jamaica, 1655–89, nuada Zahedieh; who bought                 Gemery, Jan S. Hogendorn, and marion Johnson;
r.c. Padden; From indian to slave: forced native labour     slaves in early America? Purchasers of slaves from           characteristics of British slaving vessels, 1698–1775,
and colonial society in Sao Paulo during the 17th           the royal African company in Jamaica, 1674–1708,             w. minchinton; The world an absentee planter and
century, John m. monteiro; iberian expansion and the        T. Burnard; ‘To procure negroes’: the English slave          his slaves made: Sir william Stapleton and his nevis
issue of black slavery: changing Portuguese attitudes       trade to Barbados, 1627–60, larry Gragg; ‘The countrie       sugar estate, 1722–40, Keith mason; Prodigious
1440–1700, A.J.r. russell-wood; English trade with          continues sicklie’: white mortality in Jamaica, 1655–        riches: the wealth of Jamaica before the American
the Portuguese empire in west Africa, 1581–1629,            1780, T. Burnard; The passion to exist: slave rebellions     revolution, T. Burnard; The condition of the slaves
J.w. Blake; Protestants as pirates, slavers and proto-      in the British west indies, 1650–1832, m. craton;            and economic development of the British windward
missionaries: Sierra leone 1568 and 1582, P   .E.H. Hair;   The influence of disease on race, logistics and              islands, 1765–75, r.B. Sheridan; measuring the French
From Africa to the Americas: ethnicity in the early         colonization in the Antilles, F. Guerra; The profitability   slave trade, 1713–92/3, robert Stein; The French sugar
black communities of the Americas, colin A. Palmer;         of sugar planting in the British west indies, 1650–          business in the 18th century: a quantitative study,
name index.                                                 1834, J.r. ward; The first American boom: Virginia,          robert Stein; Profitability of slave and long-distance
                                                            1618 to 1630, Edmund S. morgan; From servants to             trading in context: the case of 18th-century France,
Includes 17 prevIously puBlIshed essays                     slaves: the transformation of the chesapeake labour          Guillaume daudin; A reassessment of the dutch
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