Monumental and complete history of the Atlantic slave trade, providing answers such as who the traders were, why so many African rulers enslaved and sold other Africans, how profitable slave trade was, among others. Hugh Thomas’ The Slave Trade includes emotional accounts from the slaves themselves, and also covers how and why slave trade was abolished or how it continued to some extent after being illegalized.
- Paperback: 912 pages
- Publisher: Simon & Schuster; 1St Edition edition (February 3, 1999)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0684835657
- ISBN-13: 978-0684835655
- Product Dimensions: 6.1 x 1.7 x 9.2 inches