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Metcalfe, James Stetson, From freedom to slavery. (published [1900] ), [New York? 1900]

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

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There was a sharp decline in rebellions aboard slave ship during the illegal slave trade that was probably due to the increase in the number of children transported. However, in 1859, 300 Africans overpowered the crew of a French ship and successfully returned to the Windward Coast.

  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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