UCSB Hist 2c, L 2: Slavery, Antislavery, & Causality
by H. Marcuse, Apr. 3, 2003

(see 2006 lecture notes)

Walk-in music: Babatunde Olatunji, 1989: Loyin Loyin
(Honey, Honey): prayer for Nigeria's present leader, General Ibrahim Babangida (1985-93)

Slavery: Questions

History of Slavery

Slavery Statistics

Map of the Triangle TradeTriangle Trade Map

Just some made-up numbers

Horrors of Slaveryportrait of cinque

J.M.W. Turner painting of Zong

The Antislavery Movement

Model of slave ship shown by Wilberforce to parliament in 1789Wilberforce model, publ. by Thomas Clarkson, 1788/89(?)

The top image is the actual model; the second image was taken from a book by Clarkson.

Why did slavery end?

Economic Reasons


discussion of how these factors relate to each other; which one is primary?

created by H. Marcuse, Apr. 7, 2003, updated 5/1/06
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