Images: A Shift in Ethnicities

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Woman from Angola

Johnston, Harry Hamilton, The Negro in the New World / by Sir Harry H. Johnston ; with one illustration in colour by the author and 390 black and white illustrations by the author and others ; maps by Mr. J. W. Addison. (published [1910]), London, Methuen [1910]

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture / General Research and Reference Division

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Woman from Angola

The majority of West Central Africans came from areas close to the coast. Overall, there seems to have been a shift toward the coast as the source for captives in the 19th century. This woman from Angola was deported to Brazil in the late 1800s.

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  2. Introduction
  3. The Economics of the Illegal Slave Trade
  4. Changes in Regions of Provenance
  5. A Shift in Ethnicities
  6. Changes in the Trading Centers
  7. From the Barracoon to the Middle Passage
  8. A New Demography
  9. No Longer a Triangular Trade
  10. The Impact of the Suppression
  11. Bibliography

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