SLAVERY, ABOLITION AND SOCIAL JUSTICE, 1490-2007
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This is an essential portal for slavery studies, bringing together documents and collections covering an extensive time period spanning six centuries, from libraries and archives across the Atlantic world. It offers:
- High quality greyscale images of many thousands of original manuscripts, pamphlets, books, paintings, maps and images not available elsewhere
- Links to other online sources approved by scholars
- A series of contextual essays by leading authorities from around the world
Designed for both teaching and research use, there is extensive coverage of topics such as the African Coast; the Middle Passage; the varieties of slave experience (urban, domestic, industrial, farm, ranch and plantation); Spiritualism and Religion; Resistance and Revolts; the Underground Railroad; the Abolition Movement; Legislation; Education; the Legacy of Slavery and Slavery Today.
There are many substantial clusters of material offering in-depth case studies in America, the Caribbean, Brazil and Cuba and there is fresh material examining European, Islamic and African involvement in this terrible trade.