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The Dutch in the Atlantic Slave Trade, 1600-1815 - Johannes M. Postma

The Dutch in the Atlantic Slave Trade, 1600-1815

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Presenting a thorough analysis of the Dutch participation in the transatlantic slave trade, this book is based upon extensive research in Dutch archives. The book examines the whole range of Dutch involvement in the Atlantic slave trade from the beginning of the 1600s to the nineteenth century.

List of tables, figures, and maps
Preface
Foundations of the slave traffic, 1600+61
Curatao and the asiento trade, 1650+1730
The Dutch on the West African coast
Trade and politics on the African coast
Volume of African exports and origins of slaves
Organization and mechanics of the trade
The triangular trade
The Dutch plantation colonies under WIC monopoly, 1618+1738
The era of the free trade, 1730+80
The slaves: their treatment and mortality
Finances, marketing, and profitability
The end of the Dutch slave trade, 1781+1815
Appendixes
Bibliography
Index
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ISBN: 9780521365857
ISBN-10: 0521365856
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 444
Published: 25th March 2004
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.2  x 2.9
Weight (kg): 0.82