Trust and the African Slave Trade: A Study of the African-European Relationship of Trust during the height of trade 1600-1800

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Title: Trust and the African Slave Trade: A Study of the African-European Relationship of Trust during the height of trade 1600-1800
Author: Priolo, Chantel
Abstract: This study explores how the customary sequence of trading procedures between European slave traders and African royalty established a relationship of trust. The paper focuses on the experience of European traders on the West Coast of Africa, especially on the ports Whydah and Old Calabar, along with adjoining inland areas of Allada, Abomey, and Dahomey, also central areas of slave trading.
Description: Submitted as the author's senior thesis, April, 2008
URI: http://jhir.library.jhu.edu/handle/1774.2/32770
Date: 2008-06-03
Subject: Africa
slave trade
slavery

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