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Book Review – ‘Before Middle Passage: Translated Portuguese manuscripts of Atlantic slave trading from West Africa to Iberian territories’ by Marc Eagle

By Marc Eagle

The great majority of scholarly work on the transatlantic slave trade has focused on the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, a period for which sources are plentiful. In Before Middle Passage, Professor Trevor Hall brings two little-known Portuguese documents from the early sixteenth century to an English- language readership, offering valuable insight into the roots of […] Read More

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