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Elmina

Reclus, Elisée, The earth and its inhabitants, Africa. (published 1890-1893 [v.1, 1892] ), New York : D. Appleton, 1890-1893 [v.1, 1892]

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

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Elmina

During the illegal slave trade, forts such as Elmina on the Gold Coast, became too exposed to naval interference. There was no obvious alternative, however, and the slave trade ended quickly in that region.

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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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