WEBSITES ON SLAVERY AND DIASPORA

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DATAS: Documenting Africans in Trans-Atlantic Slavery

DATAS develops an innovative method to explore African ethnonyms from the era of the trans- Atlantic slave trade, circa 1500-1867. The site provides a repository of biographical information on individuals who were forced into slavery.
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Enslaved - Peoples of the Historic Slave Trade

A linked open data platform for the study and exploration of the historic slave trade that allows searches across multiple datasets of original documentation.
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Freedom Narratives

Freedom Narratives focuses on the enforced migration of enslaved Africans in the Atlantic world from the 16th to 19th century. It provides a digital repository of autobiographical testimonies and biographical data from individuals born in West Africa.
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Language of Marks

A page from the Register of Liberated Africans, c. 1837. The Language of Marks Project seeks to a develop a searchable visual database using the entries from the 19th century Registers of Liberated Africans to reveal individual identities and origins.
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Le Marronnage dans le Monde Atlantique

The purpose of this platform is to provide a searchable database compiled from various sources regarding fugitive enslaved persons as a method to track the trajectory of their lives.
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Legacies of British Slave-Ownership

Provides details on those who claimed ownership of enslaved Africans and their descendants in British colonies at the time of emancipation in 1834, derived from documentation pertaining to compensation for slave owners.
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Liberated Africans

Documents over 250,000 people who were taken off slave ships in the international effort to abolish the trans-Atlantic and Indian Ocean slave trades in the nineteenth century and listed in registers compiled in international courts.
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Proyecto Baquaqua

Mahommah Gardo Baquaqua was an African man who was enslaved in Brazil for some years. He wrote a biography about his life that is considered the only known document about the slave trade written by a person formerly enslaved in Brazil.
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SHADD: Studies in the History of the African Diaspora Documents

SHADD hosts an extensive collection of primary documents and archival inventories that are housed at the Harriet Tubman Institute for Research on Africa and its Diasporas.
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Slave Biographies

This site was designed to provide users with access to an open data repository of information about slaves in Maranhão, Brazil, slaves in colonial Louisiana, and freed slaves in Antebellum Louisiana.
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Slave Societies Digital Archive

Contains over 500,000 pages of documentation on free and enslaved Africans, along with indigenous Amerindians, Europeans and Asians in Cuba, Brazil, Colombia, Spanish Florida and elsewhere as recorded primarily in ecclesiastical records.
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Slave Trade, Slavery Abolitions and their Legacies in European Histories and Identities

EURESCL studies the relationship between slavery and European identity.
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Slave Voyages

Comprises of about 36,000 individual slaving expeditions between 1514 and 1866. Records of the voyages have been found in archives and libraries throughout the Atlantic world.
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Slavery Images

A visual record of the trans-Atlantic slave trade and slave life in the Americas, including portraits and illustrations of individuals, contemporary maps of Africa, the Atlantic and the Americas, emancipation and post-slavery life.

This Webpage was last updated on 2020-04-15 14:40:38 by Fahad Q