American and British Slave Trade Abolition in Perspective
Dr. David Brion Davis discusses American and British Slave Trade Abolition as the keynote speaker at an Emory University conference, "Voyages: The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database and the Bicentennial of the End of the Slave Trade, 1808-2008," on December 5, 2008. Davis presents political, ideological, religious, and economic factors that led to the abolition of the trans-Atlantic slave trade. Visit the database at: Voyages: The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database.
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Voyages: The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database
In Motion: The African American Migration Experience: The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade
An exhibition by The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
David Brion Davis: The New York Review of Books
Online book reviews by David Brion Davis