SLAVERY FACTS!

SLAVERY FACTS!

  
The Story Of You, The Story Of Us, The Story Of America 
    

Slaves of Thomas F Drayton of Magnolia Plantation, Hilton Head, South Carolina, 1862. 

Marie Laveau, Quadroon Balls, & The Vieux Carré!
You Deserve A Great Novel! 

A MUST HAVE IN HARD COVER FOR YOUR COFFEE TABLE!

Atlas Of  The Tran-Atlantic Slave Trade
 In this extraordinary book, two leading historians have created the first comprehensive, up-to-date atlas on this 350-year history of kidnapping and coercion. It features nearly 200 maps, especially created for the volume, that explore every detail of the African slave traffic to the New World.

The atlas is based on an online database (www.slavevoyages.org) with records on nearly 35,000 slaving voyages—roughly 80 percent of all such voyages ever made. Using maps, David Eltis and David Richardson show which nations participated in the slave trade, where the ships involved were outfitted, where the captives boarded ship, and where they were landed in the Americas, as well as the experience of the transatlantic voyage and the geographic dimensions of the eventual abolition of the traffic.

Accompanying the maps are illustrations and contemporary literary selections, including poems, letters, and diary entries, intended to enhance readers’ understanding of the human story underlying the trade from its inception to its end.

This groundbreaking work provides the fullest possible picture of the extent and inhumanity of one of the largest forced migrations in history.
This book is a must have for anyone studying the African Diaspora and the statistical and geographic history of the event. Beautiful maps and data tables make the book a handy reference for a scholar, student or someone interested in the era.”
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In Ghana, President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and daughters Sasha 8, Malia 10 toured Cape Coast Castle a former slave fort.