Images: Armed Struggle in Africa and in the Middle Passage

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An Armed Man

Montémont, Albert, Voyages en Afrique par Bruce, Adanson, Bonaparte, Levaillant, Mungo-Park, Burchell, Denham, Clapperton, Laing, Gray, Réné Caillié, Thompson, Richard, John Lander, El-Tounsy, Delegorgue. (published 1855), Paris, J. Bry aîné, 1855.

Humanities and Social Sciences Library / General Research Division

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An Armed Man

Africans fought against the slave trade on the coasts by attacking slave ships and killing their crews. They also sacked barracoons.