Images: From the Barracoon to the Middle Passage

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Phillips, R. (Richard), , A general description of the people of Africa, Philadelphia: Published by Johnson & Warner, 1810.

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture / Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division

ID# 1244207

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Diseases that gave survivors of the Middle Passage a skeletal appearance probably began, during the illegal slave trade, before they got on board.

  1. View All Images
  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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