Links

Latest Research on the Transatlantic Slave Trade
Rich and detailed database of 35,000 slave voyages; with latest estimates on numbers, and places of origin of the Africans deported through the transatlantic slave trade
http://www.slavevoyages.org

Unesco Slave Trade Archives
Overview of the archives pertaining to the slave trade in several countries
http://portal.unesco.org/ci/en/ev.php-URL_ID=8161&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html

Slave Trade and Slavery Timeline
http://www.nmm.ac.uk/freedom/viewTheme.cfm/theme/timeline

Bristol and the Slave Trade
http://www.discoveringbristol.org.uk/subIndex.php?sit_id=1

Liverpool
Liverpool, main European port of the slave trade. Texts and 500 images related to the slave trade.
http://www.mersey-gateway.org/server.php?show=nav.00100c

The Slave Trade
An interactive site of the National Maritime Museum. Eyewitness accounts, collection of objects, images and information about the slave trade, its abolition and its impact.
http://www.nmm.ac.uk/freedom/

Slave Trade and Slavery
Africa South of the Sahara, portal of Stanford University
http://library.stanford.edu/africa/history/hislavery.html

The Story of Africa
BBC’ site offers numerous articles, interviews, and programs; links and timelines on African history from the origins of mankind to the 20th century.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/africa/features/storyofafrica/

Gorée Island
Virtual visit of the island that was a main point of departure for the slave trade out of Senegal
http://webworld.unesco.org/goree/

Captive Passage
This Mariners' Museum site examines the maritime aspects of the transatlantic slave trade, along with the origins and legacies of race-based slavery.
http://www.mariner.org/captivepassage/introduction/

The Middle Passage
Illustrations by Tom Feelings
http://www.juneteenth.com/middlep.htm

Pictorial Images of the Transatlantic Slave Trade
African societies and cultures, and the transatlantic slave trade. Information, pictures, illustrations, portraits of African victims of the slave trade.
http://gropius.lib.virginia.edu/SlaveTrade/index.html

The Atlantic Slave trade and Slave Life in the Americas
Visual records
http://hitchcock.itc.virginia.edu/Slavery/index.php

Philadelphia and the Slave Trade
Case of the Ganges Africans (1800)
http://www.ushistory.org/laz/news/pl1105.htm

Ebos Landing
The story better known as "Myth of the Flying Africans", based on the arrival of Igbo from Nigeria on St. Simons Island in 1803.
http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/nge/Article.jsp?path=/HistoryArchaeology/AntebellumEra/Events-7&id=h-2895

Brown University, the Slave Trade and Slavery
Report of the Steering Committee on Slavery and Justice
http://www.brown.edu/Research/Slavery_Justice/

Slave Trade, Slavery, Abolitionism
Articles, images, excerpts of personal accounts, biographies of key figures.
http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/slavery.htm

British and African Abolitionists
Detailed information on their lives and works
http://www.brycchancarey.com/abolition

William Wilberforce
http://www.wilberforcecentral.org/wfc/index.htm

British Acts on the Slave Trade
http://www.pdavis.nl/Legislation.htm

The African Squadron
http://amistad.mysticseaport.org/discovery/themes/lane.navy.html

Anti-Slavery Literature
Full texts of 19th century articles, pamphlets, and orations in the United States
http://antislavery.eserver.org/

End of the Slave Trade to Cuba and the USA
http://www.melfisher.org/exhibitions/lastslaveships/intro.htm

Paroles d’esclaves (in French)
Testimonies of children and grandchildren of enslaved people in Martinique
http://www.parolesdesclavage.com/index-esclavage.html

Caribbean Histories Revealed
Documents from the national Archives, United Kingdom
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/caribbeanhistory/movement-of-people.htm

International Slavery Museum, Liverpool
A state of the art, well researched museum that opened in 2007
http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/ism/slavery/eabolition.asp

Breaking the Silence: Learning About the Transatlantic Slave Trade
The site aims to help teachers and educators. Links to maps of the trade routes and to lesson plans.
http://www.antislavery.org/breakingthesilence/about.shtml