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Jews and New Christians in the Atlantic Slave Trade

IN STUDYING THE WESTWARD EXPANSION of Europe after 1500, "the development of an Atlantic economy is impossible to imagine without slavery and the slave trade."1 During three and a half centuries, up to twelve million Africans were loaded and transported in dreadful conditions to the tropical and subtropical zones of the Americas. This massive coerced transoceanic transportation system was only one element of a still broader process. Probably twice as many Africans were seized within Africa for purposes of domestic enslavement or transportation to purchasers in the Eastern Hemisphere during the same period. The coerced movement of Africans long exceeded the combined voluntary and involuntary migrations of Europeans. By the beginning of the nineteenth century, between two and three Africans had been landed in the Americas for every European who crossed the Atlantic.2

Jews and New Christians in the Atlantic Slave TradeSeymour DrescherIN STUDYING THE WESTWARD EXPANSION of Europe after 1500, "the development of an Atlantic economy is impossible to imagine without slavery and the slave trade."1 During three and a h
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