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Africa and Africans in Making of the Atlantic World, 1400-1800 - 2nd edition

Africa and Africans in Making of the Atlantic World, 1400-1800 (ISBN10: 0521622174; ISBN13: 9780521622172)
ISBN13: 978-0521622172
ISBN10: 0521622174

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0521627245
ISBN10: 0521627249

Summary: Focusing especially on the causes and consequences of the slave trade, in Africa, in Europe, and in the New World, this book explores Africa's involvement in the Atlantic world from the 15th through the 18th centuries. Author John Thornton examines the dynamics that made slaves so necessary to European colonizers. This new edition contains an added chapter on 18th-century developments. This book explores Africa's involvement in the Atlantic world from the fifteenth ...show more through the eighteenth centuries. It focuses especially on the causes and consequences of the slave trade, in Africa, in Europe, and in the New World. Prior to 1680, Africa's economic and military strength enabled African elites to determine how trade with Europe developed. Thornton examines the dynamics which made slaves so necessary to European colonizers. This edition contains a new chapter extending the story into the eighteenth century. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 2ND 98
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Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Year Published: 1998
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