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

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

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

ISBN13: 9780521627245

ISBN10: 0521627249

Africa and Africans in Making of the Atlantic World, 1400-1800 by John Thornton - ISBN 9780521627245
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 98
Copyright: 1998
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Published: 1998
International: No
Africa and Africans in Making of the Atlantic World, 1400-1800 by John Thornton - ISBN 9780521627245

ISBN13: 9780521627245

ISBN10: 0521627249

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 98

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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 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.

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