Author Results for Jane Hooper

Book Review – ‘European slave trading in the Indian Ocean, 1500–1850’ by Jane Hooper

By Jane Hooper

Between 1500 and 1850 Europeans purchased about half a million men, women, and children from East Africa, Madagascar, India and Southeast Asia, and transported them to locations throughout the Indian Ocean. The slaves who survived these voyages supported European activities by working in ports, plantations and trading factories. In spite of the scale and significance […] Read More

Filed under: Indian Ocean
Subjects include: Merchant Marines | Miscellaneous