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Course & Subject Guides

Transatlantic Slave Trade @ Pitt

This LibGuide includes information and resources for the study of the history, politics, economics, and conditions of the Transatlantic Slave Trade that took place across the Atlantic Ocean from the 16th to the 19th centuries.



Illustration of slaves harvesting cotton on southern plantation.

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

Slaves Routes

map of caribbean islands and ports

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