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Get the Best@the Library on Slavery, Abolition, and Social Justice

•  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.image
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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Posted 4 August 2008

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