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The Slave Trade
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Green Call number: ZMS 704
Title: Afro-Louisiana history and genealogy, 1699-1860 [electronic resource] / edited by Gwendolyn Midlo Hall. Title on CDROM: Databases for the study of Afro-Louisiana history and genealogy, 1699-1860
Imprint: Baton Rouge, LA : Louisiana State University Press, c2000.
Physical Description: 1 computer optical disc : col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Notes: Title from title screen.

Summary: Consists of the data files of many contributors in the same format as originally created by their compilers. No software is resident on the CD and no attempt was made to standardize the software with which each contributor worked. The files convert readily to formats of other applications. Hall has created and edited a collection of well over 100,000 records from countless civil documents, manuscripts, and published censuses to provide a look into the lives of Africans and peoples of African descent in Louisiana, as well as of their owners and freers, from earliest colonial times through 1860. Notes: System requirements: "formatted to be readable on pc's with reasonable speed, memory and a compact disk drive, the data can be opened with good quality database or spreadsheet software in either a DOS or Windows environment; Calculations can be made on SPSS for Windows or other good statistical software."
Subject (LC): Afro-Americans--Genealogy. Louisiana--Genealogy. Louisiana--History--To 1803--Sources. Added author: Hall, Gwendolyn Midlo. Genre: CD-ROM.


Green Call number: KD1771 .B45 Spec-Coll non-circulating
Author: Benezet, Anthony, 1713-1784.
Title: Some historical account of Guinea, its situation, produce and the general disposition of its inhabitants. With an inquiry into the rise and progress of the slave-trade, its nature and lamentable effects. Also a republication of the sentiments of several authors of note, on this interesting subject; particularly an extract of a treatise, by Granville Sharp. By Anthony Benezet ...
Imprint: Philadelphia: Printed by J. Crukshank, 1771.
Physical Description: 3 p. l., iv, 144, 53, [6] p. 17 cm.
Subject headings: Slavery--Guinea. Slavery--United States--Controversial literature. Slavery--Great Britain. Slavery. Guinea--Description and travel.

John Wesley copied much of Benezet's account and published it as "Thoughts upon slavery" (1774). See


Green Call Number: Green BV3500 .B672
Author: Br‚asio, Ant‚onio, 1906-
Title: Monumenta missionaria africana. Africa ocidental.
Imprint: Lisboa, Academia Portuguesa da Hist‚oria [etc.] 1952-
Physical Description: v. ill., plates, ports., maps (part fold.) coat of arms, facsims., plans. 25 cm. Volume/date range: v. 1- 1471/1531-
Notes: At head of title, v. 1-11: Rep‚ublica Portuguesa. Minist‚erio de Ultramar. Errata slips inserted. Contents notes: Includes indexes. Notes: Vols. 1-11, 1471/1531-1651/55 published by Ag„encia Geral do Ultramar, Divisšao de Publicaūcšoes e Biblioteca.
Subject headings: Catholic Church--Africa--History--Sources. Missions--Africa--History--
Library Holdings: GREEN - STACKS Library has: 1-13


Green Call Number: BV3500 .B672 Stacks
Author: Brasio, Ant‚onio, 1906-
Title: Monumenta missionaria africana. Africa ocidental. 2. serie. Imprint: Lisboa, Ag„encia Geral do Ultramar, Divisšao de Publicacšoes e Biblioteca, 1958-
Physical Description: v. plates, ports., coats of arms. 25 cm. Volume/date range: v. 1- 1342/1499-
Notes: At head of title: Rep‚ublica Portuguesa. Minist‚erio do Ultramar. Vols. 5- 1623/50- published by the Academia Portuguesa da Hist‚oria. Subject headings: Catholic Church--Africa--History--Sources. Missions--Africa--History--Sources.
Library Holdings:: GREEN - STACKS Library has: 1-4, 1342/1499-1600/22


Green Call number: HT1048 .E47 2000
Author: Eltis, David, 1950-
Title: The rise of African slavery in the Americas / David Eltis.
Imprint: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Physical Description: xvii, 353 p. : maps ; 23 cm.
Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 315-338) and index. Subject headings: Slavery--America--History. Slave trade--America--History. Colonies--America--History. Great Britain--Colonies--America--History.
Library Call Number Copy Location Status GREEN HT1048 .E47 2000 STACKS due 30-Jun-2001


Green Call number: J301.K625 1975 F GOV
Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons.
Title: House of Commons sessional papers of the eighteenth century
Imprint: Wilmington, Del. : Scholarly Resources, 1975-1976.
Volumes 67 through 73 concern the Slave Trade.
Location: Jonsson Library of Government Documents (Green Library, Bing Wing, First Floor. Opposite the SSRC Reading Room). Stack Range 232.

These are reproductions of documents from 1788 to 1790. Topics include events prior to 1788, slave trade in the Caribbean, in West Africa, freed slaves sent to Sierra Leone, mortality on slave ships, etc.


Title: The trans-Atlantic slave trade [computer file] : a database on CD-ROM. Transatlantic slave trade : a database on CD-ROM
Imprint: Computer data and program. Cambridge, UK : Cambridge University Press, 1999.
Physical Description: 1 computer optical disc ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 manual (xi, 89 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.).

Notes: Title from disc surface. "Edited by David Eltis, Stephen D. Behrendt, David Richardson, Herbert S. Klein"--T.p. of accompanying manual. Contents notes: Contains records of 27,233 trans-Atlantic slave ship voyages made between 1595 and 1866. Format allows users to track information by time period and geographic region, and includes interactive maps that allow viewers to chart the trans-Atlantic connections. The accompanying data contains materials about people on board, owners and captains, ships' characteristics, and the geographic trajectory of each voyage.
Notes: System requirements: Windows 95, 98, or NT operating system; 166 MHz Pentium processor; 32 MB RAM; 800 x 600 monitor resolution x 65,536 colors; 6X speed CD-ROM drive; 84 MB available hard disk space.
Subject headings: Slave trade--Africa--History--Databases. Slave trade--Africa--Sources--Databases.
Library Holdings:
GREEN - HAS-DIGIT Library has: 1 computer optical disc Supplement: "Manual"
Library Call Number Copy Location Status:
GREEN HT1322 .T74 1999 1 HAS-DIGIT non-circulating
GREEN HT1322 .T74 1999 2 IC-DESK non-circulating 3 IC-DESK WITHDRAWN
GREEN HT1322 .T74 1999 HAS-DIGIT MANUAL 1 HAS-DIGIT non-circulating


Hoover Call Number: HT855 .C66 1997
Conference: Conference on "The Atlantic Slave Trade in African and African-American Memory" (1997 : University of Chicago)
Title: [Papers presented to the Conference on "The Atlantic Slave Trade in African and African-American Memory" : held on May 23-25, 1997, University of Chicago].
Imprint: [1997]
Physical Description: 2 v. (various foliations) ; 28 cm.

Contents Note: The slave(ry) trade's history as the art, psychology, politics and culture of memory / R. Bailey -- Slave trade in Diola (Senegal) oral tradition / R. Baum -- Hero and slave in West African epics / S. Belcher -- Slaves to history: narratives of race and place in a black Atlantic port / J. Brown -- Narrativizing trans-Atlantic slavery, kinship and redemption in Oyotunji African village / K. Clarke -- The transatlantic slave trade: testimony from the WPA interviews / M. Gomez -- The African roots of the Henrietta Marie: academics and the public / L. Heywood, J. Thornton -- Blood-money: cowrie as vampire, slave as statue / E. Isichei -- The maison des esclaves of Goree: history vs memory / M. Hinchman -- Contested terrain: cultural negotiation and Ghana's Cape Coast castle: exhibition / C. Kreamer -- Memory, identity and enslavement in Central Madagascar / P. Larson -- Ekpe/Abakua in middle passage / S. Palmi‚e -- The Atlantic slave trade in African and African-American memory / J. Roach -- The production of witchcraft/witchcraft as production / R. Shaw -- History, memory and imagination in diasporic accounts of the trans-Atlantic slave trade / S. Sundberg -- The African diaspora: slavery, memory and the question of freedom / K. Wilson -- The Jewish holocaust as a model for African-American slave trade discourse -- Slavery and memory as a cultural resource in revolutionary Cuba
Subject headings: Slave trade--Africa--Congresses. Slave trade--America--Congresses.



Green Call Number HT861 .K54 2002
Author: Klein, Martin A.
Title: Historical dictionary of slavery and abolition
Imprint: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2002.
Physical Description: xxiii, 348 p. ; 22 cm.
Series: (Historical dictionaries of religions, philosophies,
and movements ; no. 40)
Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 309-348).

Green Call number: Z7164 .S6 M544 1993 Information Center
Author: Miller, Joseph Calder.
Title: Slavery and slaving in world history : a bibliography, 1900-1991
Imprint: Millwood, N.Y. : Kraus International Publications, c1993.
Physical Description: xvii, 556 p. ; 29 cm.

An annual bibliographical supplement appears in the journal, Slavery and Abolition (London)


Green Call number: Z7164 .S6 S64 2002                        
Title: Societies after slavery : a select annotated bibliography of printed sources on Cuba, Brazil, British Colonial Africa, South Africa, and the British West Indies
Editors: Rebecca J. Scott, Thomas C. Holt, Frederick Cooper, and Aims McGuinness.
Imprint: Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, c2002.
Physical Description: xvi, 411 p. ; 24 cm.

The introductions to Chapter 2: British Colonial Africa and Chapter 3: South Africa are by Frederick Cooper.

Hoover Call Number: CD2302.S36
Green Z3509.S67 - HASRC (Lane Room)
Green Stacks Z3509 .S67 1977
Author: South, Aloha.
Title: Guide to Federal Archives relating to Africa.
Imprint: Waltham, MA: Crossroads Press, 1977.
Physical Description: 556 p.

Hoover Call Number: Reference Room CD 3002.S68 1989
Author: South, Aloha.
Title: Guide to Non-federal Archives and Manuscripts in the United States Relating to Africa.
Imprint: London, Munich: Hans Zell, 1989.
Physical Description: 2 vols.

See Vol. 1, pp. 41-46 for special collections on Africa in Green Library. Also describes collections at Hoover and other American libraries.

Hoover Call number: Z3501 .W83 Reference Room
Green Z3501 .W57 Information Center non-circulating and
Green Stacks Z3501 .W57 2
Law School JAC AWU TSU Stacks
Author: Witherell, Julian W.
Title: The United States and Africa : guide to U.S. official documents and government- sponsored publications on Africa, 1785-1975
Imprint: Washington : Library of Congress : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1978.
Physical Description: xix, 949 p. ; 27 cm.
Subject headings: Catalogs, Union--United States. Government publications--United States--Bibliography--Union lists. Africa--Bibliography--Union lists.

See "Suppression of the Slave Trade" pp. 7-10

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