Title

[The African Slave Trade and Slave Castles]

Original Title

Servitude and Slave Trade Side 1, Slavery Questions/Visits to the Slave Castles Side 2 circa (July 28-29, 1972)

Authors

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Collection

Martin Luther King Fellows In Black Religious Studies, Inc. Collection

Document Type

Audio

Date Information

1972-07-28

Playing Time

01:56:01

Abstract

An unidentified man discusses the history of the African slave trade and gives a tour of slave castles in Africa.

File Name

auc.048.b11t27.19720728.aud0065

Comments

00:00:05 Audio begins with unidentified man talking about history of the world.

00:01:54 Talks about African diaspora and the Atlantic sea board.

00:03:07 Talks about the African slave trade and the fifteenth century and recent work on the slave trade.

00:07:21 Talks about the problem faced by the historian and the end of the seventeenth century and how European powers participated in the slave trade.

00:14:39 Talks about the Dutch participating in the slave trade.

00:20:57 Talks about the first kingdom that tried to prevent the exporting of slaves.

00:37:08 Talks about plantation agriculture in West Africa.

00:46:22 Talks about West African industries.

00:51:43 Ends lecture.

00:51:52 Unidentified man opens up for questions.

01:22:04 Conversations about slave ports and castles.

01:56:01 Audio ends.

Acknowledgements

The Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library acknowledges the generous support of the National Endowment for Humanities - Humanities Collections and Reference Resources Implementation Project Grant in supporting the processing and digitization of a number of its major archival collections as part of the project: Spreading the Word: Expanding Access to African American Religious Archival Collections at the Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library.

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