The Dutch in the Atlantic Slave Trade, 1600-1815

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Cambridge University Press, Jan 3, 2008 - Business & Economics - 444 pages
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Presenting a thorough analysis of the Dutch participation in the transatlantic slave trade, this book is based upon extensive research in Dutch archives. The book examines the whole range of Dutch involvement in the Atlantic slave trade from the beginning of the 1600s to the nineteenth century.
 

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Contents

Curacao and the asiento trade 16501730
26
The Dutch on the West African coast
56
Trade and politics on the African coast
84
Volume of African exports and origins of slaves
106
Organization and mechanics of the trade
126
The triangular trade
149
The Dutch plantation colonies under WIC monopoly
174
The era of the free trade 173080
201
their treatment and mortality
227
o i Slave gender and age ratios
230
Finances marketing and profitability
259
The end of the Dutch slave trade 17811815
284
Appendixes
304
Bibliography
412
Index
420
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