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Quantitative and Cartographical Approaches

PowerPoint slides (Powerpoint Presentation)

Workshop handout (Word Document)

Further reading

Black, Jeremy, Maps and History: Constructing Images of the Past (New Haven; London, 1997).

Curtin, Philip D., The Atlantic Slave Trade: A Census (Madison, 1969) [].

Eltis, David and David Richardson, Atlas of the Transatlantic Slave Trade (New Haven, 2010).

Eltis, David and David Richardson (eds), Routes to Slavery: Direction, Ethnicity and Mortality in the Transatlantic Slave Trade (London, 1997).

Eltis, David and David Richardson, ‘The “numbers game” and routes to slavery’, Slavery & Abolition 18 (1997), pp. 1-15.

Fogel, Robert William and Stanley L. Engerman, Time on the Cross: The Economics of American Negro Slavery (London, 1976).

Higman, B. W., Slave Populations of the British Caribbean, 1807-1834 (Baltimore; London, 1984).

Hudson, Pat, History by Numbers: An Introduction to Quantitative Approaches (London, 2000).

Rediker, Marcus, The Slave Ship: A Human History (New York; London, 2007).

Walvin, James, Atlas of Slavery (Harlow; New York, 2006).

Web-based resource

'The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database',