Mapping the Slave Trade: 1556-1823 – A Digital Humanities Project


“Mapping the Slave Trade…” is a digital humanities project of the African Historical Graphics Archive for the in-depth study of Africa, American, Afro-Caribbean and Afro-American history.  For a brief description of the context as well as some potential applications of the project in exploring history and understanding our current circumstance in the Atlantic world see:

This excerpt was drawn from a program of tribute to the important life-long work of Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. of Harvard University:

See related news of recent report:

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“Mapping the Slave Trade…”  is part of a larger scholarly collaborative known as the  “African Historical Graphics Archive”


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