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Iberian Studies: Spain, Portugal and their New World Colonies: Transatlantic Slave Trade

Guide for History 1144 Iberian Empires and Early Modern Globalization

Slaves Routes


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Colonial Trade Routes and Goods
Source: From the book The Making of America, published by National Geographic Society © 2002

Slave Trade Digital Collections

Slaves Stories

Handler, Jerome S., and Michael L. Tuite, Jr. The Atlantic Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Americas: A Visual Record. Includes more than 1,235 images arranged in eighteen categories from a diverse set of sources, many of which relate to slavery in the Iberian Atlantic World.

Memoirs - Biographies

Selected Databases

In the remote Omo valley in Africa, indigenous tribes have been painting their bodies with pulverized minerals for millenia.