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Course & Subject Guides

Afro-Latin America

Guide for Afro-Latin America class - Oakland Campus: AFRCNA 0628 / HIST 0502. This LibGuide includes information and resources for the study of the history of people of African descent in Spanish America and Brazil from 1500 to the present.

Slave Trade Digital Collections

Slaves Routes

map of caribbean islands and ports

Source: Joan Blaeu, Insulae Americanae (Amsterdam, 1662)

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.



Illustration of slaves harvesting cotton on southern plantation.

Source:   Slaves on a southern plantation harvesting cotton. Getty Images