HIST 4123: Africa and the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade

Secondary and primary sources for the history of slavery in all periods.

Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

These sources will provide articles by authorities in the field on topics, events, places, and persons. Articles will range in length from one or two paragraphs to dozens of pages. Most will give a bibliography of recommended books and articles for further research.

Biographical Sources

Statistics and Censuses


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