• What is it?
A resource for slavery studies that brings together thousands of original manuscripts, pamphlets, books, paintings, maps, and images from 1490-2007.
• What does it cover?
This digital collection documents key aspects of the history of slavery worldwide over six centuries. Topics include: the African Coast, the Middle Passage, the Underground Railroad, the Abolition Movement, and much more.
• Why use it?
1. Download primary source images for use in the classroom; the site is designed for both teachers and researchers.
2. Read in-depth case studies about slavery in America, the Caribbean, Brazil and Cuba.
3. Learn the context for events from essays written by leading academics; each essay links to pertinent primary sources.
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