Slavery, Abolition & Social Justice, 1490-2007

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Slavery, Abolition & Social Justice, 1490-2007 brings together digitized primary source material from archives around the world relating to the history of slavery, with a focus on the various forms slavery has taken around the globe, abolition movements, and the legacy of slavery. Document types include manuscripts, government publications, court records, pamphlets, books, maps, images, testimonials, and voyage logs. The collection includes materials produced in Africa, Europe, Southeast Asia, the Caribbean, North America, and South America. It also includes thematic companion essays and historical timelines.

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Full-text and full-image content.

Producer/content provider

Adam Matthew

Vendor/electronic presentation provider

Adam Matthew Digital