The Transatlantic Slave Trade: A History, Revised Edition by James A. RawleyThe Transatlantic Slave Trade: A History, Revised Edition by James A. Rawley

The Transatlantic Slave Trade: A History, Revised Edition

byJames A. Rawley, Stephen D. Behrendt

Paperback | July 1, 2009

Pricing and Purchase Info

$40.46 online 
$44.95 list price save 9%
Earn 202 plum® points

Prices and offers may vary in store

Quantity:

In stock online

Ships free on orders over $25

Not available in stores

about

The transatlantic slave trade played a major role in the development of the modern world. It both gave birth to and resulted from the shift from feudalism into the European Commercial Revolution. James A. Rawley fills a scholarly gap in the historical discussion of the slave trade from the fifteenth to the nineteenth century by providing one volume covering the economics, demography, epidemiology, and politics of the trade.
 
This revised edition of Rawley’s classic, produced with the assistance of Stephen D. Behrendt, includes emended text to reflect the major changes in historiography; current slave trade data tables and accompanying text; updated notes; and the addition of a select bibliography.
James A. Rawley (1916–2005) was Carl Adolph Happold Professor of History, emeritus, at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. He is the author of several books, including Turning Points of the Civil War and Abraham Lincoln and a Nation Worth Fighting For, both available in Bison Books editions. Stephen D. Behrendt is a senior lecturer at ...
Loading
Title:The Transatlantic Slave Trade: A History, Revised EditionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:464 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.11 inPublished:July 1, 2009Publisher:UNP - Nebraska PaperbackLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0803227973

ISBN - 13:9780803227972

Look for similar items by category:

Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Useful for the historian looking for a synthesis and overview of the literature. . . . A valuable source book for anyone interested in the slave trade, and it is an often fascinating account.”—The Complete Review
- The Complete Review