English Slave Trade, 1791-1799 : House of Lords Survey


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The purpose of this study was to examine the growth of slave trade to the America's, the internal dynamics of its volume, and how it compared with other trades within the British Empire and with other leading slave trade routes of other European powers.

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Variables Ship's name, tonnage, home port of ship, departure date, African port of arrival, date of African arrival, slaves taken on board (total number), slave mortality, slaves relanded before African port departure, number of slaves shipped, date of African departure, American port of arrival, date of arrival in New World, number of slaves landed, date ship left America. Please note: this study does not include information on named individuals and would therefore not be useful for personal family history research.

Purposive selection/case studies

Compilation or synthesis of existing material

DOI http://doi.org/10.5255/UKDA-SN-1385-1
Metadata Access https://datacatalogue.cessda.eu/oai-pmh/v0/oai?verb=GetRecord&metadataPrefix=oai_ddi25&identifier=4d3f8fbeac840c7bef13194700ce3454370c70f9ed9c22dcb945d446465ceef0
Creator Klein, H. S., Columbia University (New York)
Publisher UK Data Service
Publication Year 1979
Funding Reference Columbia University (New York); American Council of Learned Societies; Social Science Research Council (U.S.); University of Chicago
Rights Copyright Robbin, A.,University of Wisconsin-Madison and Klein, H.S.,Columbia University; <p>The Data Collection is available to UK Data Service registered users subject to the <a href="https://ukdataservice.ac.uk/app/uploads/cd137-enduserlicence.pdf" target="_blank">End User Licence Agreement</a>.</p><p>Commercial use of the data requires approval from the data owner or their nominee. The UK Data Service will contact you.</p>
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Language English
Discipline Economics; History; Humanities; Social and Behavioural Sciences
Spatial Coverage Angola; Barbados; Benin; Cameroon; Congo; Cuba; Dominica; England; Equatorial Guinea; Gabon; Gambia; Ghana; Grenada; Guinea; Guinea-Bissau; Ivory Coast; Jamaica; Liberia; Martinique; Nigeria; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent; Senegal; Sierra Leone; Togo; Trinidad