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Abolition of the Transatlantic Slave Trade to the U.S.

Howard Dodson moderated a panel discussion on the bicentennial of the abolition of the transatlantic slave trade to the United States. David Eltis… read more

Howard Dodson moderated a panel discussion on the bicentennial of the abolition of the transatlantic slave trade to the United States. David Eltis talked about the database he helped compile: “Extending the Frontiers: Essays on the New Transatlantic Slave Trade.” Thomas Norman DeWolf, author of Inheriting the Trade: A Northern Family Confronts Its Legacy as the Largest Slave-Trading Dynasty in U.S. History, described the process of writing his book. Rosanne Marion Adderley and Sylviane A. Diouf talked about their respective books, New Negroes from Africa: Slave Trade Abolition and Free African Settlement in the Nineteenth-century Caribbean and Dreams of Africa in Alabama: The Slave Ship Clotilda and the Last Africans Brought to America. Panel members then responded to questions from the audience. close

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Abolition of the Transatlantic Slave Trade to the U.S.

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New York, New York, United States
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Jul 19, 2008 | 4:43pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Jul 19, 2008 | 4:43pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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