Holding Forts on the Coast
Slave Ships
Middle Passage - A Way of Death
Revolts and Punishments
Preparation for Sale







Middle Passage - A Way of Death - Useful links
 
An Observer Describes the Middle Passage
This harrowing eye-witness account documents some of the torments of the Middle Passage. The extract is from Eyewitness Accounts of Slavery in the Danish West Indies" by Paiewonsky.
http://www.learntoquestion.com/resources/database/archives/000817.html
Conditions Aboard a Slave Ship
The rampant diseases and casual brutality of the Middle Passage are revealed in this pamphlet.
http://www.recoveredhistories.org/pamphlet1.php?page=1&orderby=MaxID&catid=602&page=70
Terrors of the Middle Passage
A very graphic and uncompromising account of the Middle Passage and its cruelties in this extract from Alexander Falconbridge's An Account of the Slave Trade on the Coast of Africa (London, 1788).
http://www.recoveredhistories.org/pamphlet1.php?catid=6
Death on the Slave Ships
Illustrations by the artist Tom Feelings accompany this overview of the mortality rate aboard slave ships.
http://beatl.barnard.columbia.edu/students/his3487/lembrich/seminar56.html